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Child Development/Early Childhood Education

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Do you enjoy being around children? Would you like to make a meaningful impact on their lives? A career in Child Development/Early Childhood Education could be just right for you. It’s a career opportunity with jobs in a wide variety of settings!

Courses are useful for anyone dealing with young children, including:

  • Teachers and teaching assistants
  • Childcare providers
  • Parents
Get started in Child Development today!

The program is tailored for busy people and working professionals with:

  • Class times that include days, evenings and weekends
  • Distance Learning via Internet and television classes
  • Off-campus classes
  • Individual attention in small classes

Degrees or Certificates in Child Development/Early Childhood Education
Brookhaven College • Eastfield College

Experienced faculty members combine theory and practical knowledge to build a solid foundation for working with young children.

Click on the catalog links below, which also list which college offers a specific award.

View Gainful Employment information for Child Development/Early Childhood Education.

The colleges of DCCCD also offer several teacher preparation degrees that can be transferred to a four-year university’s College of Education. See other Education-Related Degrees.​