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Human Development and Child Studies

Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-3077
Fax: (248) 370-4242

Human Development and Child Studies

Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3077
Fax: (248) 370-4242

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Early Childhood Education

The department of Human Development and Child Studies offers early childhood education programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. 

Undergraduate students working on a bachelor’s degree in elementary education have the option to also include coursework for the ZS (early childhood general and special education) teaching endorsement.

Graduate students have the following options:

  • ZA-ZS upgrade option
  • ZS endorsement
  • M.Ed. in early childhood education without ZS endorsement
  • M.Ed. in early childhood education with ZS endorsement
  • Ph.D. in early childhood education