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Potential Options with a Bachelor's Degree in CDS


Early Childhood Specialist Child Development Specialist

Rehabilitation Benefits Coordinator

Agency Director (i.e. Easter Seals, United CP)

ESL Instructor

Public Health Specialist

Group Home Staff/Management

Health Services Manager

Hearing Aid Dispenser/Consultant

Pursue Teaching Credentials in special ed, counseling, elementary/secondary education, and deaf education

Pursue advanced degrees in speech/language pathology, audiology, medicine, chiropractic medicine, nursing, gerontology, and law

One-on-one aide