Healthcare & Human Services

  • The demand for early childcare professionals with professional degrees and industry-recognized credentials is rapidly growing. Being good with kids can turn into a career in the Early Childhood Care & Education program, which prepares students to earn their Child Development Associate (CDA) national credential.

Career Skill Levels


  • Certifications

    Child Development Associate (CDA-Ready) 

    CPR/First Aid Certificate

    Pennsylvania Skills Certificate

    PSU Better Kid Care New Staff Orientation

    PSU Better Kid Care Health & Safety Training

  • Workplace Opportunities

    Some notable partners include: Flanagan’s Preschool, YMCA of Greater Brandywine, Downingtown East High School and more!


CIP 19.0708

  • The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS). Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Review the task list