September 28, 2022

Coastal Bend College

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CBC to Offer Child Development Associate Training through Continuing Education Department

Coastal Bend College’s Department of Continuing Education is now offering Online Child Development Associate Training. This certificate program in Childcare and Education will allow you to earn your national Child Development Associate (CDA) certification, while working at your own pace in a flexible, self-directed online learning environment.. 

Through this convenient, affordable program, designed especially for working adult students, you will earn the 120 hours of professional development required by the Council of Professional Recognition for CDA certification. All materials for this program are available online.


This program can be taken on a PC or a Mac. You will need Internet access and email capability.


Though there are no prerequisites for taking the Child Care & Education courses, employers in the Child Care field may require a high school diploma. This program provides students with the education requirements needed to obtain their CDA credential. To see the requirements to apply for the CDA, please go to

Course duration access: 6 months

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