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Child Development

Program Description

The Child Development/Early Childhood Program is committed to improve the quality of childcare and to prepare individuals for a career educating young children. The course materials are receptive to contemporary concerns and are designed to focus on the philosophy of developmentally appropriate practices and ethical application in childcare.

The Child Development Certificate is designed to provide the basic knowledge and skills necessary for entry into the field of early education and care. If you choose to further your career the course work can be applied to the AAS degree.

The Childcare Administration Certificate is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and credentials required to become a director of a child care facility.

Career Opportunities

Child Development graduates have the opportunity to work as child care providers, registered childcare providers, child care directors, public school paraprofessionals, and other related child/youth careers.

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Certificates
Child Development ................................................. 30 credit hours (1 year)
Childcare Administration ....................................... 20 credit hours (1 year)

 

ACC LAB SCHOOL INFORMATION

 

For more information call 281-756-3644 or email ChildDevelop@alvincollege.edu.
Alvin Community College
281-756-3500
3110 Mustang Road • Alvin, TX 77511

 

For accommodations: 281-756-3531
TDD 281-756-3845

 

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