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Child Life

Edgewood College

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
997 USD/credit
997 USD/credit
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About

The Child Life program at Edgewood College is committed to educating and preparing future child life specialists of the highest caliber and quality. 

Overview

Child life specialists provide services in a variety of health care settings, including inpatient units, surgery areas, intensive care units, emergency departments, clinics and outpatient treatment areas. The program is offered at Edgewood College.

Child life specialists also provide services in other settings such as dental offices, community organizations, special needs camps, and a variety of other areas. To an ever increasing extent, child life specialists are involved in providing grief and bereavement services not only in the hospital-setting, but in hospice programs, home hospice, community organizations, bereavement centers, support groups, and grief groups and camps.   

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of child life
  • Infant, child, youth and adolescent development for the child life professional
  • Psychosocial care of hospitalized children and families
  • Medical terminology for child life

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

39 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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Provide evidence of a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Complete and submit graduate application (including $30 fee).
  • Request that official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate academic credits received from any post-secondary institutions be sent directly to Edgewood College Graduate and Professional Studies.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One college course in child development or lifespan development strongly preferred.
  • A written statement is required when applying to the Child Life Program. This essay should include the following:
  • Interests and motivation for wanting to be a Child Life Specialist
  • Ability to succeed in graduate school
  • An interview 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    997 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 997 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    997 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 997 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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