Child Development Associate

Online Program
A computer and web camera are required for online learning programs

Program Description

Certification available.
The Child Development Associate (CDA) program is a National Credentialing Program which provides instruction to individuals interested in working in the Early Childhood field. It is a comprehensive training program that consists of120 hours of instruction focuses on all eight areas of training as outlined by the CDA council.

CAREER OUTLOOK
Employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Growth is expected due to a continued focus on the importance of early childhood education. ¹

Complete Career Outlook
¹ BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK, 2016-17 EDITION, PRESCHOOL TEACHERS, ON THE INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.BLS.GOV/OOH/EDUCATION-TRAINING-AND-LIBRARY/PRESCHOOL-TEACHERS.HTM (VISITED NOVEMBER 30, 2016).

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