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Online Child Development Certificate

Advance your career with valuable child development knowledge and skills.

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Impact the Lives of Young Children and Their Families

Learn about how children grow and develop in the early years of life and improve your professional knowledge by connecting child development theories to your practice.

Prepare to support a child’s optimal development pathway, and to respond effectively to the needs, challenges, and strengths of young children and their families.

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Online Child Development Certificate Highlights

Support A Child’s Optimal Development with This Online Certificate

Gain Research-Based Understanding Across:

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Neurobiology
  • Anthropology
  • Education
  • Sociology
  • Health
  • Social Work

Scholarships Available

18
Credit Hours
2
Year program length
3
Term start options: Fall, Spring, Summer
$ 775
Credit Hour
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Am I Good Candidate for the Early Childhood Development Certificate Program?

You may be well-suited for this program if you work in one of these related fields:

  • Social work and child services
  • Early education, after-school care and libraries
  • Administration and health care
  • Psychology
  • Law and policy
  • Advocacy and government
  • Museum education
  • Occupational and physical therapy
Jennifer Kemp
Jennifer Kemp-Berchtold
MS Child Development Senior Instructor
“ The need for educated professionals who understand what strengthens children and families has never been greater. As a recognized and preeminent leader in child development research and thought leadership, Erikson offers an education that will give you deep knowledge and skills that set you apart. ”
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FINANCIAL SUPPORT & SCHOLARSHIP OPTIONS

Look Into Erikson’s Robust Financial Support & Scholarship Options

With dozens of scholarships and financial aid opportunities, our team is here to help you make your graduate education more affordable.

Based on your unique professional goals, we can help you understand tuition and expenses, and identify possible financial support opportunities.

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Apply Now for Priority Scholarship Considerations

Applications received by March 15th (for Fall) and November 15th (for Spring & Summer) will receive primary consideration for scholarship awards.

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