Graduate Degree - Child Development - Master of Science

Program:
Child Development - Master of Science
Program Code:
7702 Child Development
Program Level:
Graduate
Award Type:
Master of Science
Start Term:
FS11
College:
College of Social Science
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Department:
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
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College of Social Science

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Graduate Study
Child Development - Master of Science

This program focuses on the behavioral, psychological, biological and contextual processes that promote positive developmental outcomes in infants and young children.  Key contexts of development emphasized in the program include family, early childhood educational settings, and culture.  Courses are available in areas such as development across cultures, infant development, language and literacy research and practices, social-emotional development, observational methods for home or classroom, approaches to early education, intervention and prevention programs, and parenting. Laboratory experiences in early childhood education are available in the Child Development Laboratories, and research experiences are available through work with faculty mentors.