Infant and Toddler Major

With just three additional classes in addition to the early childhood education curriculum, you’ll be prepared to care for the individual and group needs of children ages birth through 3 years.

This major gives students knowledge and skills needed to meet the developmental needs of infants and toddlers, create responsive and safe environments and develop secure and trusting relationships with children and families.

WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING

  • ODJFS licensed child care settings
  • Early Head Start

PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A(N)

  • assistant teacher
  • teacher

Your pathway to a degree

You can start with a infant toddler certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in early childhood education – infant toddler:

Infant Toddler Certificate

Associate Degree

Associate of applied science in early childhood education

  • The University of Akron

All education students are required to complete a background check through the Stark State College Security Office. Fees are $30 for state and $30 for federal.

  • Education Club
  • Kappa Delta Pi (education honor society)