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Child Development Associate of Arts & Sciences Degree with MACRAO

Child Development is a field of study that prepares professionals to provide care and education for children from birth through age eight. Professionals in this field provide interactions and learning experiences the promote the young child's intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth and development  This program prepares students to teach in and direct child care centers, Head Start programs, and part-day preschools; and to serve as Pre-K to 3rd Grade teacher aides in public schools. Students are involved in a variety of hands-on lab experiences with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age, and special needs children at the GRCC Lab Preschool and other sites in the community.