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Child Care Management Study Option

Our Child Care Management Study Option Allows You To:

  • Prepare for a career as a child-care center director, Head Start teacher, or as a professional working within youth-related human services agencies.
  • Participate in a twelve-credit supervised internship at a human service agency.
  • Minor in a related field such as psychology or business.
  • Learn from faculty that have strong commitments to quality instruction and advisement.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Human Development & Family Relations, Study Option in Child Care Management (57 credits)

The study option in child care management is the only four-year degree program of its kind in SUNY. It is designed for students who desire to become child-care center directors, Head Start teachers, or professionals working within youth-related human services agencies.

Course offerings include child development, infant/toddler program planning, preschool curriculum development, child-care administration, and parenting perspectives. This option also involves one semester of full-time field experience in a child care facility or other appropriate human service agency. In addition, study options within the human development & family relations major offer enough room to choose a minor in a related field, such as psychology or business.

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Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about the human development & family relations program at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Marty Frost, Professor and Chair
Phone: (518) 564-4173
Email: Marty.Frost@plattsburgh.edu

Ms. Randi L. Trombley
Department Secretary
Office Location: Ward Hall 109
Phone: (518) 564-2164
Email: trom2004@plattsburgh.edu