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Area of Study: Education
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Education
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Child Care and Development

Create positive change in a child’s growth and development

Early childhood professionals play important roles for young children and their families. Courses in this program cover childhood behavior, relationships, diversity, curriculum, guidance, and health. You also can apply what you learned at ACC’s nationally accredited childcare center.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
20.99 Hourly Wage 357 Currently Employed
Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs.
357 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program are employed. This number is expected to increase by 9.24 % over the next four years.
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Childcare Workers
9.98 Hourly Wage 10977 Currently Employed
Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.
10977 Childcare Workers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.93 % over the next four years.
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Nannies
9.98 Hourly Wage 10977 Currently Employed
Care for children in private households and provide support and expertise to parents in satisfying children's physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs. Duties may include meal planning and preparation, laundry and clothing care, organization of play activities and outings, discipline, intellectual stimulation, language activities, and transportation.
10977 Nannies are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.93 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Map

View the program maps below to see the sequence of courses needed to complete your chosen degree or certificate in this program.

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Applied Science

Child Care & Development


Certificate Level 1

Cda Preparation Level I Child Development Cert
Child Care & Development Level I Certificate


Institutional Certificate

Professional Recognition For Caregivers


Occupational Skills Award

Child Development Occupational Skills Award
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Which award path is right for you?

ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.

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