California State University, Northridge is pleased to offer multiple pathways to pursue a degree program in early childhood development and education. The options are housed in a variety of academic departments and are designed to offer unique opportunities depending on the individual student’s career goals and previous experiences. Many of the pathways are multi-disciplinary and/or transdisciplinary. Final curriculum choices are guided by the graduation requirements for the selected pathway. Each pathway is designed to provide a solid academic background as well as to prepare practice ready graduates to meet the needs of employers.