Child Development Associate

The Child Development Associate (CDA) is a valued credential that shows a person has acquired the skills and knowledge to work effectively with young children. This program trains students to earn their CDA and advance in their careers in child care and education. The training addresses settings such as infant and toddler programs, preschool classrooms, and family child care homes.


Enrollment Point: Quarterly


Certificate of Completion: 
1 Quarters
15 Credits
Associate of Applied Science: 
N/A
N/A
AAS - Transfer: 
N/A
N/A
Bachelor of Applied Science: 
N/A
N/A

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Median Salary: 
$28,100
Projected Growth: 
17%
Annual Job Openings: 
19,940

These amounts are based on median entry level wages, they are estimates and are not guarantees. For more information, visit careerinfo.net

Tuition

At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.

Financial Aid

Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.

Scholarships

The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.


All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Monday - Friday

Individual


Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Barbara Culler


Entry Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent before submitting to the Council
  • 18 years of age or older before submitting to the council.
  • Ability to speak English clearly.
  • Access to or be working in a licensed facility with young children.

Course Information

Course # Course Title Crs
CHCAS 125 Child Development Associate I  5
CHCAS 126 Child Development Associate II  5
CHCAS 127 Child Development Associate III  5
  Total 15

Program Outcomes

    


Accreditation

External accreditation is not applicable to this program.

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