Child Development

 The Child Development program offers both theoretical and practical courses which focus on the growth and development of children from conception to late adolescence.

The program offers:

Certificates of Achievement in Child Development
  • Associate Teacher
  • Teacher
  • Master Teacher
  • Site Supervisor
  • Early Intervention
Degrees in Child Development
  • Associate of Science Degree
Family Life 
  • FAMLF 131, Family Relationships
Foods and Nutrition
  • FDNTR 219, Nutrition

Check the MJC searchable schedule for semester course offerings.


  • Experience the joy and satisfaction of a career in the field of Early Care and Education (video)
  • Looking for child care?  Child Care Resource and Referral
  • Want to become a home day care provider or open a child care center? Orientation Information
  • The CA Dept. of Social Services now has a WEBSITE posting information about licensed facilities throughout California.  There is information on facilities, including visits, inspections and citations.
  • MJC Early Care & Education Program Toddler Intern Opportunity 2019-2020 application

Children's Festival 2014 SLIDESHOW