Human Development and Family Studies Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Human Development and Family Studies

Director Qualifications

Take your passion for working with children and natural leadership abilities to the next level with our human development and family studies Director Qualifications coursework. To become a director or substitute director of a child care center, you will need to obtain early childhood Director Qualifications. Colorado State University offers online coursework to meet the state requirements of Colorado, as well as the requirements of many other states, and prepare you to pursue Director Qualifications upon graduation. You do not need to be enrolled in a degree program through Colorado State University to take these courses and apply for the credential.

The following is the list of courses you will need to take if you wish to apply for this early childhood education credential:

For more information on early childhood Director Qualifications in the state of Colorado, including requirements and application procedures, please visit the Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Child Care website.

For more information about obtaining coursework through CSU, please view our handout. If you will be seeking Director Qualifications outside of Colorado, please check your state requirements to ensure the coursework offered through CSU is applicable.

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