This program delivers a broad scope of knowledge and skills necessary for working with, or on behalf of, children and families in a variety of non-teaching career fields such as human service agencies and services, home visiting, coaching, early childhood management, and child life. Students learn about child development, guidance, professional relationships, nutrition, health & safety, cultural sensitivity, and techniques for supporting children and families in a variety of settings, including therapeutic sites. This program can be used to focus on preparation for Child Life assisting. This program is available in the classroom on-campus and also online.
The following award requires a clear MN Criminal Background Study.
Students must earn a grade of 'C-' or better for all required ECYD courses and ECYD technical electives.
This is a sample course sequence. Please contact your program advisor regarding your academic plans