Online Bachelor’s in Child Development

An Online B.A. in Child Development Tailor-Made for Your Goals

Exceptional Education for a Successful Career

Develop the necessary skills to help improve lives with Concordia University. St. Paul’s online B.A. in Child Development. Students in this program learn developmentally appropriate practices and focus on advocacy and leadership in the field of early education. The online B.A. in Child Development has a generous transfer credit policy and can be completed in four years.

Program courses address the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards for initial professional preparation. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to articulate the theories in the field of early education that support best practices, develop a framework for making ethical decisions as an early childhood professional, and more.

Online programs from CSP feature supportive and energetic faculty. You’ll reach your goals in a flexible, digital environment while gaining valuable experience and advanced industry knowledge in the tradition of Concordia University, St. Paul’s academic excellence.

NAEYC Approved

$420 per Credit Hour

Transfer Up to 90 Credits

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Become an Expert in the Field of Child Development

The curriculum in our online bachelor’s program will prepare you for this increasingly in-demand field.

Growth and Development of Children

Explore a broad sketch of human growth from pre-natal stages to elementary age.

Human Diversity and Relations

Expand your understanding of the influences of gender, culture, economic situation, learning styles, and language on the socialization of children.

Infants and Toddlers

Study the emerging skills and developmental characteristics of infants and toddlers.

Children’s Literature

Learn to use children’s books to develop a literature-based curriculum.

Online Study at Concordia University, St. Paul

Our online community enables students to explore their interests, engage with professors and peers, and achieve their goals through academic growth. Career-focused coursework, an experiential learning environment, supportive faculty, and flexibility mean you’ll be set up for success. We are committed to delivering an online learning experience through affordable programs that have the same quality as on-campus programs.

A Variety of Impactful Career Opportunities

Child development is a field that’s always in demand — about 150,300 openings for childcare workers are projected each year, on average.1 The following are just a few of the career paths possible with a degree in child development.

  • Child Life Specialist
  • In-Home Childcare Provider
  • Nanny
  • Parent Educator
  • Teacher Assistant
“All my professors are awesome. And I’m very impressed with their level of professionalism, courtesy, kindness, compassion, and intellect. I’m impressed with how much I’m learning, and thrilled about how much I have yet to learn.”
– Tanja Taff-Morello, CSP Online Student, Rochester, MN, Liaison at Mayo Clinic

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Sources

  1. https://www.bls.gov/