Infant and Toddler Development

This OEC will prepare students to work with infants and toddlers and their families in a variety of settings including childcare, family care settings, and Early Head Start programs.


Anchorage Needs Infant and Toddler Development

The State of Alaska has a shortage of qualified infant and toddler teachers with educational background. This program aligns with the Statewide Early Childhood Career Ladder.


Course of Study

After applying and being admitted, students will complete the following courses to receive this certificate. For more information see Admission Requirements for OEC Programs and General University Requirements for OEC Programs.

Course Title Credits
COMM A111 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
EDEC A105 Introduction to the Field of Early Childhood Education 3
EDEC A107 Child Development and Learning 3
EDEC A241 Infant and Toddler Development 3
EDEC A242 Culturally Responsive Family Engagement 3
WRTG A111 Writing Across Contexts 3
  Total: 18



Hilary Seitz Ph.D.