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Early Childhood Development Associate Degree

Early Childhood Development Associate Degree

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SHAPE A CHILD'S FUTURE

Start a rewarding career working with children through the Early Childhood Development program at Southwest.

More job opportunities, increase your salary, do what you love -
whatever your reasons, we're here to help!

A QUALITY EDUCATION

Early childhood professionals promote young children’s cognitive, emotional, and physical development.

Successful completion of the Early Childhood Development program will qualify students for employment in a variety of situations where quality care and education of young children is the primary objective.

The program will expose students to the characteristics, basic skills, and knowledge necessary for early childhood development providers to deliver quality programming for young children.

BUILD YOUR CREDENTIALS

Our Early Childhood Development program at Southwest is setup like a ladder. Once you start the Associate Degree program, your first 16 credit hours in Early Childhood Development meet the requirements for earning a Career Studies Certificate.

This Career Studies Certificate is equivalent to earning the CDA - Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™.

 

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PAYING FOR COLLEGE

Southwest Virginia Community College has options to help you pay for a degree or certificate. A high percentage of students receive assistance through financial aid.

Learn about paying for college and current tuition-free programs here.

G3 Eligible Program Learn more.

 

CAREER OPTIONS

START AT SOUTHWEST, THEN TRANSFER

We currently have transfer relationships with the following four-year universities and their Early Childhood Education programs to help you transition into a bachelor's degree if you choose to do so.  Please contact us for full details and for more information.

 

James Madison Universtiy
George Mason University
Bluefield College

 

Contact Southwest Today!
(276)964-2555