Early Childhood Development Transfer

You want to inspire and support young children in educational settings. A bachelor's or advanced degree is part of your future plans.


Central Michigan - Early Childhood Development Transfer

Mid’s Early Childhood Development Transfer Pathway is over 80% online and prepares you to succeed in the pursuit of an advanced degree. This pathway is built to transfer directly into Central Michigan University’s Early Childhood Development & Learning Program in the Birth to Kindergarten band, which is 100% online, and in the Pre-K to Grade Three band, which requires online and face-to-face courses. CMU's program allows you to teach in non-elementary school settings such as child care centers, head start programs, preschools, etc.

Why Choose Mid?

Faculty with a passion for Early Childhood Development

Our instructors are employed full-time in the field of early childhood education and development as center directors, program coordinators, and teachers. That means you learn from more than text books—you learn from the first-hand experiences of caring faculty who have real-world knowledge.

Industry Alignment

Mid’s curriculum aligns with the professional standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the foremost professional association for early childhood education.

Flexible Scheduling

You may already work in early childhood education, but want to enhance your skills and credentials. To accommodate your busy schedule, Mid's courses are offered in a variety of delivery methods.

Transfer Opportunities

Mid courses transfer to most child development programs at four year colleges and universities. If you hope to pursue a bachelor degree with a major in child development, transfer guides are available for Ferris State and Central Michigan Universities’. By spending two years at Mid, you can transfer credits to colleges and universities across the State and Country. Plus, on average, you'll save $15,500 on your bachelor degree by starting at Mid.*

* Source: IPEDS Fall 2018, Institutional Characteristics. Savings compare the median 2018-2019 tuition and required fees for an academic year at public Michigan universities with Mid Michigan College, calculated for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates. The tuition and required fees shown here are the lowest reported from the categories of in-district, in-state, and out-of-state. Visit each college or university website for current tuition information.

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