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Associate’s Degrees in Child Development & Psychology

44 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
An associate's degree in child development is offered at 2 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 61% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Child Development Majors

In 2018-2019, 44 associate's degrees were awarded to child development majors. This makes it the 214th most popular associate's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in child development at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 11,247
Master’s Degree 1,058
Doctor’s Degree 636
Graduate Certificate 146
Associate’s Degree 44
Undergraduate Certificate 10
Basic Certificate 9

Earnings of Child Development Majors With Associate’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for child development students who are associate's degree holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in child development. About 72.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 12
Women 32
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Child Development

The racial-ethnic distribution of child development associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Child Development Associate's Degree Students

There are 2 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in child development. Learn more about the most popular 2 below:


Park University

Parkville, Missouri
44 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for child development students seekingan associate's degree is Park University. Each year, around 11,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,999 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,012 per year.

The child development program at Park University awarded 44 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 73% of this group were women, and 61% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to child development that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Psychology 14,051
Other Psychology 288
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 107


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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