Have you dreamt of using your language or cultural experience to inspire, nurture, and teach young children? In an environment that feels like Familia™, you can study the latest research on early childhood development and learn how to apply this knowledge in working with culturally and linguistically diverse children. Gain firsthand experience through fieldwork and graduate ready for a meaningful, fulfilling career.
You can take this program on campus, online, or in a hybrid (online/on-campus) format, depending on your degree level and your concentration.
Associate of Arts in Child Development
This program is crafted to provide students with the necessary skills to critically analyze and assess theoretical and practical issues in the field, preparing you for a professional career in child development or to continue your education with our bachelor’s program.
Bachelor of Arts in Child Development
Our Bachelor of Arts in Child Development degree program is designed to provide you with current, representative perspectives in theory and research in the field. We focus on evidence-based practices that are culturally and linguistically relevant to children and families from diverse backgrounds.
Earn your Bachelor of Arts in Child Development with a concentration in one of the following areas for campus based programs:
Both the associate and bachelor’s degrees have been designed to include the competencies and guidelines established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The degree program is also structured to meet the State of California Child Development Permit Matrix requirements for employment in preschools, child development centers, and after-school sites, while also providing a strong basis for graduate school.
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