Position yourself to enter or advance in the growing child development field with Walden’s B.S. in Child Development. Learn to create age-appropriate environments where can children learn, play, and grow. Study the stages of child development, effective assessment strategies, and professional standards and ethics. Choose from a range of specializations that prepare you to manage child care centers or programs, advocate for specific age groups, or work with children and their families in a variety of settings. Courses in this program take into consideration standards established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
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