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Child Development


Program Format

Our associate’s in child development program is offered with courses delivered from our San Jose Campus. Many courses are offered at our San Jose campus on weekday evenings, on Saturdays, and some are online to give you even greater flexibility. You’ll take on-campus and online courses, giving you the opportunity to benefit from face-to-face discussions and gain experience working with others at a distance.

Campus Courses

Led by experienced faculty, day and evening courses at our San Jose campus and include practical assignments, readings, and group projects, as well as face-to-face interactions with faculty and students. At NHU you can create a course schedule that fits your life. Courses offered on campus are not offered online.

Online Courses

Online courses in child development allow you to complete your coursework and engage with faculty and students when it’s convenient for you. Log in from home, work, NHU’s library, or anywhere with an Internet connection. In addition, you’ll have access to on-campus support services. Led by the child development program’s experienced faculty, our online courses offer an engaging learning experience with:

  • Video and multimedia
  • Practical assignments
  • Readings
  • Threaded discussions
  • Group projects

Plus, you’ll have everything you need in one place online to help you be successful:

  • Syllabus
  • Learning objectives
  • Assignments
  • Course schedule
  • Online discussions
  • Access to personal support

Courses offered online are not offered on campus.