Child Development Associate

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

Program Description

The Child Development Associate is a National Credentialing program that provides instruction to individuals interested in working within the early childhood field. It is a comprehensive training program that encompasses all aspects of the fundamentals of child growth and development.

The Rochester EOC program allows individuals the opportunity to complete all eligibility and documentation requirements needed to obtain CDA certification: 120 hours of early childhood education, 480 hours of experience working with children, and the Professional Resource File.

The CDA program features Preschool, Infant/Toddler, Family Child Care, and Bilingual Certifications, while offering outstanding opportunities to obtain employment in the early childhood field.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

Childcare Workers


Job Outlook

Rochester EOC 2019-2020 Placement Rate for Completed Students:

Program Requirements

Diploma or HSE; Physical; Two Prof. References; Social Security Card; Interview

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