Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood Development
Lord Fairfax Community College

Program Details

Lord Fairfax Community College offers an online Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood Development.  This degree is intended for students interested in working in an early childhood development setting.  Students may find careers as instructional assistants or preschool and childcare workers.  You will study a variety of areas involving childcare and teaching young children. 

The curriculum includes:

  • Guiding the Behavior of the Children
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition Education
  • Intro. to Early Childhood Education
  • Intro. to Teaching as a Profession
  • Orientation to Education Professions


  • High school graduate or 18 years or older
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges