48 months
17050 USD/year
3540 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Child Development and Family Studies Program from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University will prepare you for a career focused on children, youth and families from diverse cultural, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds and abilities.


Curriculums are focused on theoretical and ecological work with children from birth through adolescence, within a broad context of families, socio-cultural networks, communities, and societal influences.

Our Child Development and Family Studies graduates from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University find rewarding careers as: child care providers and administrators; family life and parent educators; infant, toddler, preschool and kindergarten teachers; child life specialists; home schooling coordinators; youth and Head Start Directors; family services professionals; family dispute mediators; Cooperative Extension educators; early childhood advocates; child and family development specialists; adoption and child protection services professionals; and professional development coordinators.

The program offers two bachelor’s degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Child Development and Family Studies (Child Development and Family Relations) - This curriculum prepares you to become a North Carolina state certified child care provider and administrator, and provides the option of becoming a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) through the National Council on Family Relations.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Child Development and Family Studies (Child Development, Early Education and Family Studies - B-K Licensure - This curriculum prepares you for teaching young children (from birth through 5 years). Graduates earn the North Carolina B-K Licensure and other early childhood credentials necessary to teach infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners (with and without disabilities), and for work with young children and their families in multiple caregiving environments.

Programme Structure


  • Fundamentals of Alg. and Trig
  • Ethics of Teaching
  • Speech Fundamentals
  • Professional Development and Ldrship
  • Assess & Eval of Young Children7
  • Applied Research in FCS

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application
    • Official High School and College Transcripts
    • Proof of English Proficiency
    • Complete, sign and return the International Student Data Form.
    • Provide a photocopy of the identification page(s) in your passport or official document showing the correct name combination you will be using inside the United States and at the university.
    • If you are currently in F-1 or J-1 status inside the United States provide the OIA with documents confirming your current legal status to include the Certificate of Eligibility (I-20/DS-2019), the I-94 (front and back), a valid passport and U.S. visa stamp pages, etc. You must complete the SEVIS transfer process. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8525 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    3540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1770 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 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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