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Program Coordinators:

(Undergraduate & M.S., Child Life) Dr. Elizabeth McCarroll, 940-898-2736
(Graduate)
Dr. Katherine Rose, 940-898-3154

Except for Child Life 100% online program, major courses in this program consist of face-to-face and online formats. Face-to-face courses are only offered on the TWU Denton campus and the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) in McKinney.

The Child Development / Early Childhood Education program prepares students for a variety of professional roles focused on serving the needs of children and their families.  Potential roles include the following:

  • Parent educator
  • Work as a parent educator
  • Administer children’s programs
  • Work in public and private agencies focused on children and families
  • Become a Child Life Specialist
  • Work in the early childhood intervention field
  • Teach at the college and university level
  • Other roles requiring similar knowledge and skills

Undergraduate Degree Plans

Admissions Process & Prerequisites

Graduate Degrees

Deadline to apply for Fall admission is March 1st.

Deadline to apply for Spring admission is October 1st.

Graduate Admissions Requirements

Early Childhood Development and Education Current Student Information

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