This program prepares students for employment in a variety of early childhood settings. Courses meet Minnesota Department of Human Services educational requirements for assistant teachers and teachers in a child care setting. Students learn about child development, guidance, professional relationships, nutrition, health and safety, cultural sensitivity and techniques for promoting learning in young children. Child life assistants are part of the team responsible for supporting children and families through health care experiences and helping them effectively cope by using developmental play and normalized activities in their environment.
1300 145th Street East
Rosemount, MN 55068
Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282
Local: (651) 423-8301
TTY: (651) 423-8621
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
30 7th St. E., Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55101-7804
Toll free: (800) 456-8519 | International: +1-651-5560596
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