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Child Development

California State University Los Angeles

M.A.
12 months
Duration
396 USD/credit
396 USD/credit
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About

The Child Development program of California State University Los Angeles is designed for students interested in research, theory and practice related to the study of individuals and families across diverse populations and settings.

Overview

Students in the Child Development program of California State University Los Angeles may coordinate degree requirements for the Elementary Subject Matter Credential, Special Education Credentials, or the Early Childhood Special Education Credential Program.

The Department of Child and Family Studies at California State University, Los Angeles offers an MA in Child Development that provides students with a rigorous and individualized course of study. All students take courses that examine various domains in infant and child development, research, risk, resiliency, and family life. Students select elective courses to complement professional interests and goals. The Masters of Arts Degree in Child Development strengthens professional competence and prepares individuals for leadership positions in child and family educational, pediatric (i.e., Child Life) and community settings, as well as for careers in higher education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Developmental Science
  • Seminar in Social Development and Resiliency
  • Research Methods
  • Analytical Methods
  • Cognition and Language Development
  • Special Topics in Child Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.85

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate in child development or a closely related academic field from a fully accredited college or university.
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.85 in the last 60 semester units.
  • Two letters of recommendation and a written statement of intent.
  • Completion of the department application form, including a writing sample.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    396 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    396 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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