The mission of Child Development and Family Studies is to improve the lives of children and families. We provide hands-on experiences to students through involvement in community and professional activities. Specific CDFS courses meet the education requirements for the Child Development permit from the State of California.
Universities offering graduate study programs in developmental psychology. Those who are interested in pursuing graduate work in developmental psychology and related disciplines are encouraged to point their browsers to the following programs for further information.
Understand children and families with your bachelor’s degree in child development. Your online child development courses include a wide variety of topics, from language acquisition to behavior and the critical role of play in children's development and education.
The Child Development Center is licensed by the California Department of Social Services and teachers are certified through the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing Students have access.
The Center for Infant Studies is a consortium of three research groups in the Stanford Psychology Department, each working to answer many different questions about infant and child development. We study how children learn to see, listen, talk and understand the world around them.
The goal of the Human Development and Psychology (HDP) graduate program is to study the nature and course of human development, in context, to inform practices and policies that affect the welfare of children. Students learn about children’s cognitive, social, and emotional development in social.
With 101 community college child development programs, following the mandate of the Ryan Act, in California and 17 undergraduate programs within the CSU system, the M.S. program in child development plays a major role in training professionals for the State and region.
The Master of Arts Degree in Child Development, is designed to be completed in just 18 months while employment is maintained. This accelerated program will be held at our Turlock campus two evenings per week. Students will experience a high quality program that includes 34 units (12 courses) in theory, research, and professional applications that will prepare them for advanced.