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Child Development, A.A.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
The Child Development program offered by Ohio University prepares students to work with infants, toddlers and preschoolers. It includes basic child development knowledge and knowledge of child guidance and management and  curriculum development for young children.
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Child Development & Pre-Early Childhood Education 

  • If your major is Child Development at Ohio University, your academic advisor may sign a permission slip to enroll you in a course that is required for Child Development and has the prerequisite of Admission to Teacher Candidacy.
  • If you major code is Pre-Early Childhood Education, your academic advisor may NOT sign a permission slip for courses that have the prerequisite of Admission to Teacher Candidacy. You must first have been admitted to Teacher Candidacy.
  • If your major code is Child Development and Pre-Early Childhood Education, i.e.  you have been simultaneously admitted to both programs, and you seek to enroll in coursework that has the prerequisite of Admission to Teacher Candidacy, you must meet the enrollment criteria of BOTH programs.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

  • Prepares students to work in center based preschools such as Head Start.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technological Applications in Education
  • Sophomore Clinical Experience
  • Children's Literature and Storytelling in the Early Childhood Classroom
  • Emergent Mathematics and Science Birth through Five Years
  • Prekindergarten Associate Practicum Seminar
  • Infant-Toddler Education: Development, Curriculum and Program
  • Emergent Literacy and Reading
  • Guidance and Classroom Management in Early Childhood
  • Diversity in Early Childhood Education
  • Play and Creativity in Early Childhood Education
  • Practicum in Early Childhood Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

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