A strong early foundation can give children confidence and skills that will stay with them lifelong. San Jac’s child development program will train you to provide high-quality care in child care centers, preschools, and more.
Online program takes career seeker from United Airlines to preschool classroom
Degrees & Certificates
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood/Childhood Development at San Jacinto College-Central 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 accreditation term runs from March 2021 through March 2025.
The conceptual framework of the San Jacinto College-Central Child Development and Education department is designed to expand San Jacinto College's commitment to student success. Our framework consists of four components which include professionalism, diversity and equity, knowledge and skills, and community partnerships. These four components are aligned with the NAEYC standards and the San Jacinto College values and integrated into the curriculum and experiences that students are exposed to in their degree pathways.
|Academic Year||Number of program completers||% of program completers who were attending full-time (at the time of completion)||% of program completers who were attending part-time (at the time of completion)|
Academic year in which a Fall cohort of full-time candidates enrolled in the program
|Percentage of those candidates who completed the program within 150% of the published timeframe (2 years)||Percentage of those candidates who completed the program within 200% (twice) of the published timeframe|
|2017-2018||21.4%||N/A - Data not collected yet|
|Academic Year||% of Part-time candidates enrolled in the program||Retention rate among part-time candidates||% of Full-time candidates in the program||Retention rate among full-time candidates||Retention rate among part-time and full-time candidates|