Care and Development of Young Children (CDYC)

The Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) in CDYC provides a learning-centered environment in which to prepare students from diverse backgrounds to attain their educational and career goals in the area of working developmentally appropriately with young children and families.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be prepared and eligible for the following:

  • Opening licensed childcare centers
  • Serving as childcare providers and directors of licensed centers
  • Working in quality childcare programs (Head Start, Early Start)

Continuing Education

The TCAs associated with this program are Child Development Associate (CDA) Preparation and Renewal.

Teachers in possession of Louisiana teacher certification and who seek “add-on” certification in Early Childhood (Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade) should contact the State Department of Education to determine specific CDYC courses to complete at Delgado.

Application Forms and Information

Who's My Advisor?

Degree Plan

Program Poster


See the Official Program Description in the Course Catalog