Bachelor of Science in Child Development
Central Methodist University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Child Development degree program from Central Methodist University will prepare you to approach, analyze, teach, and care for children in a variety of settings, from child care, to classrooms, to therapy. It is ideal for those interested in a career in an early childhood setting that does not require public school certification, such as maintaining your own day care center or working in commercial and/or non-profit childcare settings, including Head Start Programs. Courses focus on topics such as:

  • Child Health
  • Early Childhood Experience
  • Teaching
  • Reading/Writing with Young Children
  • Curriculum Development
  • Classroom/Behavior Management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Central Methodist University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score