Imam Javad University College

Child Care


About Child Care

Child care is the caring for and supervision of a child or children, usually from newborn to age seven. Child care is the action or skill of looking after children by a day-care center, babysitter, or other providers. Child care is a broad topic covering a wide spectrum of contexts, activities, social and cultural conventions, and institutions. The majority of child care institutions that are available require that child care providers have extensive training in first aid and are CPR certified.

The Child Care Group at IJU

Imam Javad University College offers A.S. in Child Care field of study.


Students are required to pass 72 credits to receive A.S. degree in Child Care field of study. Each theoretical credit is equivalent to 16 hours, each Laboratory credit to 32 hours and each workshop credit to 48 hours. Two credits of internships are included in the curriculum that each credit of it is equivalent to 120 hours.
General Courses: 11 credits
Basic Courses: 6 credits
Core Courses: 15 credits
Technical Courses: 40 credits


Head of the Child Care group

Fatemeh Hatami
Instructor, M.A. in Education, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.
Research Interests: Training Needs Assessment, Critical Thinking, Parenting Methods.
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  • Workshops
  • Exhibitions
  • Visits and tours
  • National meetings to promote quality of education and communication


  • Workshop classes
  • Computer sites
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Entrepreneurship club
  • Library
  • Study hall
  • Conference hall


- The graduates will be able to work as:

  • kindergarten educator
  • educator in Children's cultural & educational centers
  • nursery teacher
  • mother and child health caretaker
  • family planning educator
  • head of the health houses
  • at charge of nutrition and food hygiene