Child Development (STC-CHD)

Program Location: Online

Applied Technology Division

Length: One Semester

The Child Development Short-Term Certificate program offers the student background knowledge in all stages of child growth and development; basic health and safety management; and the basic methods of creating learning experiences including appropriate techniques, materials and realistic expectations including infant and toddler and preschool years. This training certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in preschool programs.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of Alabama Transfers state transfer and articulation reporting system.

*Short-term certificate not eligible for federal aid. 

Total credits:




Short-Term Certificate

Degree Plan