Bachelor of Science in Child Development & Family Studies
Alcorn State University

Program Details

The BS degree in Child Development and Family Studies from Alcorn State University studies individuals and families across the life span. This online child development program views the child, family, and community as interrelated, and the student will learn to creatively address the needs of all three across a variety of settings. 

Courses cover topics such as:

  • Human Development
  • Psychology of Exceptional Children
  • Family Health
  • Parenting
  • Early Literacy
  • Public Policies in Child Care


  • High school and/or college transcripts
  • ACT or SAT scores

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges