Education - CDCG

Office Location

MCC-Penn Valley      
Francis Institute      
3201 Southwest Trafficway   
Kansas City, MO 64111      

Phone:           816.604.4092
Fax:                816.759.4527


Paid Interships from Cerner

New 2+2 partnership with MO Western!



The Child Growth and Development Department (CDCG) at MCC-Penn Valley is recognized as a leader in providing comprehensive education for aspiring early childhood and youth professionals. CDCG offers college credit courses on and off campus, via internet, television and field-based methods of instruction. Schedules are designed to meet the needs of the student.

The Child Growth and Development Associate of Applied Science program recently became accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This places MCC-Penn Valley in the top 10% of all AAS degree programs in the country.

Certificate and degree programs available:

  1. Associate of Applied Science Degree(pdf)
  2. Child Growth and Development Certificate(pdf)


For more information regarding these programs:

Last Modified: 4/27/12