Advance your career and follow your passion with EKU Online. A degree in Child and Family Studies with a concentration in Child Development can position you to make a lasting impression. Study any time, from anywhere. Network with those in the field while gaining knowledge and experience. Achieve your goals on your terms.

At A Glance

Format: Online, 8-week courses
Credit Hours: 120
Tuition: $409 per credit hour



  • Coursework including child development and family studies that incorporates NAEYC professional preparation standards
  • Two practicum experiences to help you discover your calling
  • Quality courses from respected faculty who teach the same classes online and on-campus
  • Credit hours that count toward the Child Development Associate (CDA) and can be applied toward your state's credentials*
  • Ranked by U.S. News among the best universities offering online degrees

*Review your state's requirements and speak to your advisor about how your coursework may transfer.