Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: College Orientation 
Step 3: English & Math Placement
Step 4: Education Plan
Step 5: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 6: Register for Classes

Need help?

Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

Other questions? Call 209-575-6789.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

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Family & Consumer Sciences


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

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
• Early Intervention
• Teacher
• Master Teacher
• Site Supervisor

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.

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6343
Fax: (209) 575-6989
Email: Child Development


Location - Map

West Campus
John Muir Hall
Room 157

Fall and Spring Office Hours
  • Mon: 8:00 - 5:00
  •  Tue: 8:00 - 5:00
  • Wed: 8:00 - 6:30*
  • Thur: 8:00 - 5:00
  •    Fri: 8:00 - 4:30

April 24 is the last day JM 157 will be open until 6:30 this Spring. The office will close at 5:00 on Weds., May 1st and summer hours begin Mon., May 6th.