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Program Overview

Shape the youth of tomorrow and prepare children for the future! Our Infant and Toddler Development (AAS) degree will give you all the skills and experience needed for a career in a variety of educational and childcare settings. You’ll gain experience student teaching in preschools, public and private schools, Head Start programs, Relief Nurseries, and family home setting! Need to take classes in your spare time? This degree can be earned online! Have previous experience? Transfer courses and other experience that meet our course outcomes is readily accepted, and if continuing your education at a four-year institution is part of your plan, we have an articulation program with Southern Oregon University's Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Development! Speak with an advisor today to learn all the ways a degree in Infant and Toddler Development could be the right choice for you!

By enrolling in Southwestern’s childhood education degrees, on-campus students will be able to practice in our on-site accredited laboratory school with highly qualified mentor-teachers. Check out our Family Center here!

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Have you earned Step 7.5 on the Oregon Registry or completed a CDA? Your continuing education can be articulated for up to 12 credits!

Introductory courses for this program require a background check from the Oregon Early Learning Division or from your home state. Click here for information on how to acquire a Central Background Registry from the Oregon Early Learning Division.

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