48 months
49612 USD/year
49612 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Child Development and Education is an inter-departmental major from Washington and Jefferson College that offers a holistic approach to how children learn, focusing on development from birth through childhood. 


The Child Development and Education major from Washington and Jefferson College combines coursework in education and psychology to provide students with a firm grounding in developmental psychology and the principles of elementary instruction and assessment.

Degree options

Students majoring in Child Development and Education have the option to seek certification (Admission & Certification Requirements for Level I Professional Certification) in the State of Pennsylvania for Early Childhood Certification in grades PreK-4 and/or Grades 4-8 for Language Arts or Mathematics or Science or Social Studies.

Special Education PreK-8 is an available option for PreK-4 and Grades 4-8 certification candidates majoring in Child Development and Education.

Programme Structure

Curriculum includes:

  • Students have a wide array of opportunities for research, internships, conferences, and networking beyond the classroom that give them an advantage to prepare for life after W&J.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Common Application
    • School Documents
    • Counselor Recommendation
    • Teacher Recommendation
    • Mid-Year Report
    • Final School Report
    • TOEFL or IELTS Scores
    • SAT or ACT Scores. Submission of these tests is optional. 
    • Certification of Finances

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49612 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    49612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49612 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Washington

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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