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Pre-K Certification Programs

Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Studies

The on-campus B.S. in Child Development and Family Studies program offers the following options for those students seeking Pre-K certification:
  • Preschool Education, Birth - Age 5 Certification with Preschool Special Needs Pre-K-K Endorsement Option
  • Preschool Education, Birth - Age 5 Certification Option
These options are found within the B.S. program's  Birth-Pre-K Curriculum Pathway and will help students excel in  the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of young children in the family and early childhood contexts. Professional development opportunities within the  West Virginia University Child Development Laboratory (Nursery School) can also provide students with valuable learning experiences as they plan and implement preschool programming in a real-world setting. 

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Online Bachelor of Science in
Child Development and Family Studies

with Birth - Age 5 Pre-K Certification Option

The online B.S. in Child Development and Family Studies with Birth - Age 5 Pre-K Certification option, is ideal for off-campus individuals who must obtain a degree with certification in Pre-K to maintain their employment, as well as for other off campus individuals who want to enter the field of early childhood education earning a four-year degree. This online degree will help you obtain a specific body of knowledge in child development, while at the same time providing you with West Virginia State Department of Education requirements for Pre-K Certification. 

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