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Bachelor of Arts in Children's Learning & Development

Program Details

You have dedicated your life to the health and wellbeing of children. You, your colleagues and the families you work with are the village that helps hold our communities together.

UMass UWW recognizes and respects your dedication and are committed to helping you finish your bachelor's degree 100% online with a focus in children's learning and development.

Designed for adults interested in or working for agencies and programs serving children, youth and families, this degree will help you develop the knowledge and enhance the skills you need to advance your career in the fields of education, child advocacy, youth and family programming, and administration.


To be considered for admission, you must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • A minimum of 12 college credits
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • You do not have a bachelor's degree

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education