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Child Development

Child Development is the study of the physical, socioemotional, and cognitive growth and development of the child from conception through adolescence. The purposes of this major are to provide a sound academic program in Child Development and prepare students to work with children and families in a variety of school and community settings.

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What can I earn?

The national average for annual earnings is $19,700 and the hourly earnings is $9.48. The top 10% annual earnings is $30,100 and the hourly earnings is $14.46.

Your future

Employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Growth is expected due to a continued focus on the importance of early childhood education.

program Faculty

Name & Title
Contact
Holly
Glasgow
Child Development Instructor
205.391.2648
Fredd
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