The Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood Development prepares students for entry level employment working with young children in safe and healthy environments that are supportive of children's individual physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. Graduates develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to implement practices informed by Virginia's Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals and the National Association for the Education of Young Children Professional Preparation Standards.
This 16-credit curriculum provides a foundation in early childhood development and is designed for students who plan to work with children from birth through age eight years using developmentally appropriate practices.
Early Childhood Education- CSC- Program Information Sheet
For additional information regarding this degree please contact Student Services, 540-863-2820 or Erin Johnson, Program Liaison at email@example.com