Child Development and Family Relations A.S.
Free a child’s potential.
Nashville State’s Child Development and Family Relations Associate of Science degree prepares students for successful careers in the field of childcare and early education. Complete the two-year transfer degree prepared to pursue your bachelor's degree and work effectively with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary age children.
You have options.
Design the Child Development and Family Relations AS degree at Nashville State with the transfer university program of your choice in mind. Consult your NSCC program advisor and the catalog from the transfer university throughout the advising/registration process to avoid a loss of credits in the transfer process.
Consult your advisor frequently to insure completion of all requirements for this degree. Failure to do so could result in a loss of credits in the transfer process.
To get a job in education, you must undergo a criminal history and abuse registry background check. This is required by the state and initiated by the employer.
More Education Programs
Build your qualifications.
Start your teaching certification at Nashville State with the two-year associate degree below that best suits your area of interest. Students in these programs may transfer to a four-year degree to become a certified, licensed public or private school teacher.
- Early Childhood Education Pre-K–3 Associate of Science in Teaching
- K-5 Elementary Education Associate of Science in Teaching
- Middle Grades Education Associate of Science
- Secondary Education Associate of Science
- Special Education Associate of Science
Build your credentials.
Prepare for employment in early childhood caregiver and education settings. The NSCC Early Childhood Education program is designed to build your qualifications one credential at a time with CDA Prep Courses, a Technical Certificate, and an Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education.
Connect for success.
Get involved with professional resources to further your grasp on current issues in education.
Student Tennessee Education Association
STEA offers opportunities to be a part of the National Education Association, the largest professional teacher organization in the United States. Participate and meet other prospective teachers, subscribe to professional journals, and keep informed on today's foremost topics in education. Student Tennessee Education Association
Tennessee Public Universities
- Austin Peay State University School of Education
- East Tennessee State University College of Education
- Middle Tennessee State University College of Education
- Tennessee State University College of Education
- Tennessee Tech University College of Education
Professional organizations for educators
All students should talk to an advisor regarding course selection, class registration, and career pathways.
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