Program Overview

The online BS in Child Studies degree program from Post University prepares students to work with children from birth through age 8 in private settings. Graduates may pursue employment or promotions in private and state-funded centers, early care and early education centers, departments of social services, family resources centers, children’s museums, or recreation centers, as they possess the knowledge and skills to:

  • Apply developmental knowledge to create healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging learning environments
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of family, culture and community characteristics when building effective relationships with diverse families and children
  • Observe and document children’s learning using appropriate assessment tools and approaches
  • Construct and implement an engaging curriculum that is meaningful, challenging and achievable to all children
  • Effectively and professionally communicate verbally and in writing

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    • Accredited high school diploma or GED equivalent recognized by the Department of Education
    • Official transcripts
    • Cumulative 2.0 GPA or above

    Restrictions

    Not available for students residing in: AZ, HI, ME, MN, and NM. Licensure is a professional process that varies from state to state. Please consult the appropriate state agency to determine the specific requirements for licensure in your state.

    School Overview

    Founded in 1890 the Matoon Shorthand School offered commercial education training such as typing, bookkeeping, business writing, and shorthand courses. Today, Post University offers high quality education in the form of traditional New England campus programs, completely online programs, and evening and weekend formats. 

    Online programs are designed for adult students wanting to make a career change, as well as those taking their first college course. Degrees include associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, along with certificate programs.

    Benefits include:

    • Enroll in coursework while you complete the application processes.
    • Work one-on-one with an admissions counselor.
    • Learn from the same faculty that teach on-campus counterparts.
    • Choose whether to complete your entire degree online or enroll in a hybrid option (part online and part on campus).
    • Online programs are offered in 8-week accelerated semesters with 24/7 support.

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