M.A. On Campus

Child Development

California State University Stanislaus

18 months
13000 USD/year
13000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a concentration in Child Development at California State University Stanislaus, is designed to be completed in just 18 months while employment is maintained.


This accelerated Child Development program at California State University Stanislaus will be held at our Turlock campus two evenings per week. 

The programme

Students will experience a high quality program that includes 33 units (11 courses) in theory, research, and professional applications that will prepare them for advanced careers as administrators, educators, and interventionists or to pursue doctoral programs. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development Research Seminar
  • Advanced Human Development
  • Introduction to Graduate Field Research
  • Child Development Research and Applications
  • Advanced Research Methods for Child Development
  • Advanced Child Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate/Graduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 units completed
  • 18 units of upper-division Child Development or related coursework with minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of writing section of GRE with a score of 3.5

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    13000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Turlock

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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