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Child Development

Undergraduate Bachelor Programs

Welcome to Child Development


A Mount Saint Mary’s University education is so much more than just a degree – it’s an opportunity for a better life through a career dedicated to helping others and improving our community.

When you earn a bachelor’s degree in Child Development from Mount Saint Mary’s University, you gain access to a wide variety of employment opportunities in the field of child and family services or prepare for a career in education.

Our degree program’s interdisciplinary approach helps students identify their best career strategies, including:

  • A focus on children and families in social work,
  • An emphasis on teaching young children in early education settings or elementary environments, or
  • Working with children and families in counseling or serving in child-focused non-profit agencies.
 

Join us today

Help others as you help yourself with a Child Development degree from Mount Saint Mary’s University. For more information, please contact us today. 

Dr. Tommetta Shaw, Ph.D.
Director and Assistant Professor, Child Development
tshaw@msmu.edu