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Early Childhood Development - Career Studies Certificate

Did you know that 90% of brain development happens before age 5? Is your goal to make a difference in the lives of young children and their families? Ensure a good start in life? Do you want to work with or teach young children aged birth to 8? The Early Childhood CSC at Virginia Western Community College will qualify you for the following roles in the field: assistant teacher or teacher's aid in programs for young children.

Begin your journey today to a career that will make a difference for today's children and families.

What classes do I take?

Gainful Employment Disclosure (2019)

This program is designed to be completed in 9 months.

This program will cost $3,555 if completed within normal time based on current in-state tuition rates and textbook and supplies costs.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Average debt information has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/

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Tuition: $
Credits: 17 Hours
Time: 1 Year
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Location: Humanities H111
Phone: 540-857-7271
Fax: 540-857-6096

Mailing address:
School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3082 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Program Head

Kim Gregory
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Development

Phone: 540-857-7270
Location: Duncan Hall D105A

B.S. - Syracuse University, 1991
M.S. - Roosevelt University, 1995