BA/Child Development

Be an advocate for kids. With your Bachelor of Arts in Child Development earned online from Ashford University, you will study the stages of development from infancy through adolescence.

More parents are returning to work after having children, so the demand for childcare jobs continues to grow. With this degree, you may seek opportunities in social work, childcare, or special education. Learn how families and communities impact children's growth. Your online courses include a wide variety of topics, from language acquisition to behavior and the critical role of play in children's education. This unique degree demonstrates your competence and ability in working with children. Cultivate your understanding of children with your Bachelor of Arts in Child Development.

Certification/Licensure Terms and Conditions.

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Child Development program by itself does not lead certification or licensure in any state. It is the student's responsibility to determine individual state requirements for teacher certification or licensure. Please refer to Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) for individual state requirements for teacher certification or licensure. Please be advised that states change their policies from time to time and students are advised to check regularly with their state regulatory agencies’ policies and procedures relating to licensure. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.

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