18 months
15683 USD/year
7176 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Child Development at California State University Stanislaus is designed to be completed in just 18 months while employment is maintained.


Child Development at California State University Stanislaus will be held at our Turlock campus two evenings per week. The Master of Arts in Child Development integrates developmental theory and research with practice.

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
  • 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 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Upload your General Mandated Reporter training certificate at www.mandatedreporterca.com/training/general-training
  • Upload your Statement of Professional Conduct
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation. Provide the names and contact information of your recommenders. Complete the first page of each of the reference forms and send them to the 3 recommenders to complete. Have the recommender email the completed form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15683 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15683 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7176 USD per year 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.


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