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Child Development - Certificate

16 Credits
CERT2505/CERT3508
Degree Description

The Child Development program is designed to establish foundations in early childhood education, improve the quality of early childhood services, and increase professionalism in the field. Students will learn skills, such as; guidance techniques, health and safety, cultural sensitivity, curriculum planning, enhancing literacy, and interpersonal communication.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2018-2019 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (6 Courses)

Choose the following courses
CDEV1210 Child Growth and Development (3 Credits)
CDEV1220 Health, Safety & Nutrition (3 Credits)
CDEV1230 Guiding Children's Behavior (3 Credits)
CDEV1240 Working with Diverse Families and Children (3 Credits)
CDEV1260 Observation and Assessment 1 (1 Credit)
CDEV1270 Learning Environment & Curriculum (3 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.