The A.S. Degree in Child and Family Studies is an interdisciplinary option for those curious about teaching but also interested in other related careers. The Child and Family Studies curriculum provide a strong foundation for those directly entering the workforce as well as students pursuing further education. Graduates can transfer to pursue a variety of B.A. Degree programs such as Education, Childhood Studies, Human Development, Social Work, and Counseling.
Career Opportunities include (but are not limited to): Public/Private School Teacher, Childcare Teacher, Paraprofessional/Aid, Substitute Teacher, Child Life Specialist, Child Advocate, Guidance Counselor, Head Start Family Worker, Case Manager, Early Intervention Service Coordinator, Social Worker , Behavior Analyst, Therapeutic Support Staff, Parent Educator, Pediatric Medical/Allied Health Specialist
Early Childhood Programs have excellent transfer agreements with many four-year colleges. Students frequently transfer to: Montclair State University, William Paterson University, Kean University, Rutgers University, Centenary University, Ramapo College, Drew University, Ramapo University, Rider University