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.
This program is designed to provide you 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 a bachelor’s program.
The National Hispanic University’s Associate and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Child Development programs offer evening and weekend courses at our San Jose campus for added flexibility and convenience. The Bachelor of Arts program allows you the ability to take some courses in its curriculum in a 100% online format so that you don’t have to commute to campus. Both campus-based and online courses are led by the program’s experienced faculty and include meaningful assignments, readings, group projects, and discussions with fellow educators.
NHU’s flexible learning options provide you with built-in flexibility, student support services and quality learning that make it possible for you to go after the education you want.
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.
To learn more about The National Hispanic University’s Child Development programs, complete the form on this page or call 888.520.5431 to speak with an enrollment advisor today.