Child Care Services

Make a difference in a child's life

Children are our future. Nurturing and caring for them takes place in homes, in schools, and in various child care facilities. Parents and guardians put their trust in qualified child care providers to ensure the safety, well-being, and development of their children—our future. If you love being with young children and want to be a part of their positive growth and development, a career in early childhood education may be a rewarding choice for you.

Other Program Information

Program Outcomes

  • Relate knowledge of child development to practice
  • Create relationships with children, family and the community
  • Apply observation, documentation, and assessment strategies
  • Implement developmentally appropriate teaching and learning activities
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Follow health, safety and nutrition practices
Career Area
Early Childhood Education
Type
Technical Diploma
Program Number
31-307-1
Availability
In-Person
  • Technical Diploma
  • 2 Terms 
  • 33 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts Fall, Spring, Summer

Career Outlook

Child Care Services

Potential Job Titles

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Disclosure:

Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.

ADMISSION AND FIRST SEMESTER ENROLLMENT STEPS

Work with Admissions Advisor to:

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

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Child Care Services classes are offered in a blended format, combining classroom and online courses, to help you fit college into your busy life by allowing you to take classes when and where it's convenient for you.