Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Development
West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Program Details

Further your educational goals with a bachelor’s in Childhood Development online at WVU Parkersburg. This program targets the social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth patterns of children, with skills in assessment and evaluation. You will have the opportunity to engage in studies, such as curriculum and strategies, emergent literacy, ethics, administration and more. Clinical courses allow for practical applications and you will also complete a practicum experience.

While this program does not lead to teacher licensure, it offers you credentials to work in a range of other human service and preschool settings. Become a daycare director, child care resource specialist, classroom aide or begin a career in family and child services.

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score