The Child Development Center is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
The Child Development Center is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma’s celebrated Child Development Center is accepting applications for preschool-aged students. 

The Child Development Center gives early childhood education majors the opportunity to teach prior to embarking on their professional careers. The curriculum focuses on language development, the enhancement of self-concept, sensory acuity, motor development, concept formation and living skills. The center provides an enriched environment where young children can explore, discover, experiment and learn to make good choices.

“We're anticipating our program's best year yet,” said Katie Fields, instructor of early childhood education and center director. “Our teachers are equipped with the latest information, ensuring your children receive the best education available. Within our proven, developmentally appropriate environment, children are encouraged to explore, discover, and experiment, fostering both independence and confidence.”

The Child Development Center is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. during the fall and spring trimesters. There is a $650 fee per child, per trimester, and enrollment is limited. Participants must be three years of age by Sept. 1 to attend the three-year-old program and at least four years old by the same date to attend the pre-kindergarten program.

The application can be found online at Information regarding application status will be sent April 2024.

For more information, contact Fields at (405) 574-1230 or

About the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma

As Oklahoma’s liberal arts college, the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma provides a distinctive education in the liberal arts and sciences, supporting both its interdisciplinary core curriculum and major fields of study with superior teaching. USAO fosters diversity of thought and practice to help students realize meaningful, purposeful and productive lives as global citizens in a rapidly-changing world.