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Office of Executive Dean
Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7573


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Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7606

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Child Development at NC

The Child Development program provides the student an in-depth opportunity to study the overall development of the child. This program is designed to give the student a practical working knowledge of the child. This program is offered completely online. The Child Development Program is designed to prepare students to make a positive difference in the growing field of early childhood education. This program prepares successful graduates with the knowledge to understand the needs of young children, including children with special needs and the resources to develop appropriate learning environments for them. Criteria for quality early childhood programs developed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) have been incorporated into course content.

Careers in Child Development

Child Development studies can provide skills necessary to pursue a wide range of careers:

  • Preschool/Daycare Teacher
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Parent Educator
  • Childcare Center Director

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Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires institutions with Gainful Employment programs to report certain information about students enrolled in Title IV federal aid eligible educational programs that lead to a recognized occupation. You will find links to Gainful Employment figures on each of the programs below.


To download a copy of the report, please click on the link below.


Child Development Certificate Program (.pdf)
Child Development- Development Disabilities Certificate (.pdf)
Child Development Administrator (.pdf)

Degree Plans Offered

Child Development (AAS)
60 credit hours
Child Development - Developmental Disabilities (AAS)60 credit hours
Child Development Certificate30 credit hours
Associate Marketable Skills Institutional Certificate11 credit hours
Child Development Administrator Certificate28 credit hours
Developmental Disabilities Certificate29 credit hours
Educational Aide Certificate16 credit hours
Occupational Skills Award11 credit hours
PATHWAY: Public Service

Course Catalog

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July 6Summer 2nd 6-Week Registration ends
July 9Summer 2nd 6-Week classes start
August 22Fall Pre-Registration ends at 12pm
August 24Fall classes start


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Have transfer credits from another college or university? Send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions & Records at 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110


Navarro College is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees; approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and is a member of the Texas Association of Community Colleges and the American Association of Community Colleges.

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Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Office of Executive Dean
Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7573


Program Coordinator
Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7606

Learn more about Financial Aid and Scholarships