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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Development Certificate, Certificate of Mastery

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Program Description

This curriculum is designed for students who are currently working in childcare to advance in their employment or plan to enter the childcare profession.  A grade of “C” or better is required in the coursework for this curriculum.

The TCC School of Child Development and Education subscribes to the standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation.

NOTE: Tulsa Community College’s Child Development program requires that all child development students enrolling in a child development course obtain a criminal background check at their own expense. Students must fill out and submit a Background Student Information Form along with a Background Check Consent Form to the West Campus Child Development Academic Program office.


For More Information Contact:
School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Metro Campus:  (918) 595-7064

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

•    Exhibit NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Developmentally Appropriate Practices.
•    Identify themselves as members of the education profession.
•    Apply major theories of child growth and development to children’s needs.
•    Utilize information from formal and informal assessment and observation.

Career Opportunities

Search careers in this field at Focus 2 Career or schedule an appointment with TCC Career Services to learn more about our free career planning and job preparation services.

Student Organizations

The CHLD student organization (which was officially named “PACE” or Professional Association of Childhood Educators by its founding members in Fall 2003) is for any and all students (CHLD majors or non-majors) with an interest in child development and/or early childhood education. Group activities vary by semester. For more information, contact Dawn Parton at (918) 595-8039 or Kymberly Daniels (918) 595-8107.

Certificate Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Child Development Certificate, Certificate of Mastery Program Map  

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