Child Development

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Associate of Arts (A.A)
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at a Glance

At Point University, our online child development programs equip students to work with young children (birth through age eight) in a variety of settings, preparing activities and environments that foster physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive development.

What can you do with a degree in child development?

Graduates of the child development program are equipped to work in preschools, camps, daycare centers, private schools, churches, non-profits, community organizations, and other settings that serve children and their families.

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Why Study Child Development at Point?

Program & Course Information

The online associate degree in child development program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in early child development.

The online associate degree in child development program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in early child development.

The online bachelor's degree in child development program’s broad curriculum provides a foundation in early child development, education, and sociocultural contexts.

Roshanna Rash ’23

“It was during the campus tour that I realized Point was the school for me, and I am so glad I chose to go to Point.”

CRash

Malachi Mitchell '27

“I have found great spiritual community with the students at Point. I have also enjoyed learning from professors and staff who are older and wiser than me in areas of academics and life.”

MMitchell
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Career Opportunities

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Point’s online child development program will equip you with the knowledge and tools to serve children and their families in a variety of settings in roles such as:

  • Pre-Kindergarten teacher
  • Preschool employee
  • Community worker
  • Children’s ministry director
  • Child advocacy

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