Child Development: Pre-school Education Infant/Toddler, Advanced Certificate

Program Code: 0286

Program Requirements

Required Program Core
CHLD DV 101Human Growth & Development I 14
CHLD DV 107Health Safety And Nutrition 13
CHLD DV 109Language & Literacy Development in Early Childhood 13
CHLD DV 120Intro To Early Childhood Education Group Care 13
CHLD DV 142Methods & Materials for Infant Toddler Care 13
CHLD DV 201Observation, Assessment, & Documentation to Support Young Children & Families 13
CHLD DV 248Principles & Practice of Infant & Toddler Care 14
Required Work-Based Learning Courses
CHLD DV 259Practicum In Pre-School 16
Program Electives
CHLD DV 262Child, Family & Community Relations 13
or CHLD DV 230 Intr To Early Intervention
Total Hours32
1

Requires completion of clinical experience/observation hours

Pathway

This is an example course sequence for students interested in earning an Advanced Certificate (AC) in Child Development: Pre-school Education Infant/Toddler. It does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. Advanced Certificate (AC) in Child Development: Pre-school Education Infant/Toddler.

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Hours
CHLD DV 101 Human Growth & Development I 4
CHLD DV 107 Health Safety And Nutrition 3
CHLD DV 120 Intro To Early Childhood Education Group Care 3
 Hours10
Semester 2
CHLD DV 109 Language & Literacy Development in Early Childhood 3
CHLD DV 142 Methods & Materials for Infant Toddler Care 3
CHLD DV 201 Observation, Assessment, & Documentation to Support Young Children & Families 3
CHLD DV 230
Intr To Early Intervention 1
or Child, Family & Community Relations
3
 Hours12
Semester 3
CHLD DV 248 Principles & Practice of Infant & Toddler Care 4
CHLD DV 259 Practicum In Pre-School 6
 Hours10
 Total Hours32
1

Program Elective

Choose your courses with your College Advisor.

Careers

This program can prepare students for the jobs listed below. Click on each one to learn more, including average earnings, annual job openings, and how much education people in that field have. For additional guidance and resources on career options, current City Colleges students and alumni can contact the Career Services Office.

Teaching Assistants, Preschool, Elementary, Middle, and Secondary School, Except Special Education

Job Description

Assist a preschool, elementary, middle, or secondary school teacher with instructional duties. Serve in a position for which a teacher has primary responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Lightcast earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$26,071
Median 50th Percentile$32,329
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$49,938

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$13
Median 50th Percentile$16
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$24

Annual Job Openings

2596 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less22.08%
A certificate30.84%
Some college23.39%
An Associate degree18.65%
A Bachelor's degree0.00%
A Master's or Professional degree5.05%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

5.05% continue their education beyond an associate degree

Childcare Workers

Job Description

Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Lightcast earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$20,050
Median 50th Percentile$28,372
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$49,221

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$10
Median 50th Percentile$14
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$24

Annual Job Openings

4305 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less52.82%
A certificate5.59%
Some college10.17%
An Associate degree22.71%
A Bachelor's degree8.71%
A Master's or Professional degree0.00%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

8.71% continue their education beyond an associate degree

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