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Child Development/Early Childhood Education Degrees and Certificates

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Child Development/Early Childhood Education AAS

  • 4 semesters to complete*
  • $3,540 tuition**
View Degree Plan for Child Development/Early Childhood Education Associate of Applied Science Degree
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Level 1

Administrative Certificate

  • 3 semesters to complete*
  • $1,416 tuition**
View Degree Plan for Administrative Certificate

Length of time is based on catalog degree plans. Prerequisites may be required, which are not included in this estimate. For most programs, full-time student status is assumed, a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

Cost is based on tuition rates for program hours and Dallas County residents. It does not include additional supplies, fees or books. Find out about financial aid.

Education Courses and Teaching Degrees

The colleges of DCCCD also offer several Teacher Education (Associate of Arts in Teaching) degrees that can be transferred to a four-year university's College of Education. See Education Courses and Teaching Degrees.


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