CIP Code: 19.0709
NOVA Code: 6360
Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare Early Childhood Professionals. This includes people presently employed in early learning settings, and those seeking employment in the field. It also provides seamless articulation for those who wish to continue their education at some four-year institutions in VA.
Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor with the Early Childhood Programs for further information.
Special Accreditation Status: The A.A.S. Early Childhood Development degree at Northern Virginia Community College is is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The current accreditation term runs from March 2018 through March 2025.
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