About JJC's Child Development Program

At JJC, you'll get the experience you need for a career in Child Development. JJC's program offers:

  • Expert professors with industry experience
  • Pathways toward immediate employment or transfer for bachelor degree programs
  • Academic advising and 2+2 plans in order to teach Early Childhood Education (ECE) up to the second grade
  • An on-campus Early Childhood Education Center learning lab and preparation for Illinois Gateway's ECE credentials
  • A variety of electives so you can customize learning based on your individual interests
  • Day, evening, online and hybrid classes

Learn more about JJC's Child Development Program

How to Get Started

Fill out our form to receive a free download about the steps you need to take to become a Child Development student. A faculty or staff member will reach out to you shortly in case you have any questions.