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Major Options

  • Option A: Child Life and Health

    Designed for students pursuing certification in Child Life with the Association of Child Life Professionals, and for those pursuing graduate work for future employment in medical fields working with children.

  • Option B Child Services

    Designed for students interested in pursuing work with children and/or families at the agency-level. The scope of applicable careers is vast (e.g. adoption agencies, district health and service agencies, court apppointed special advocates (CASA), program directors, agency support.

  • Option C: Child and Family Support

    Designed for students interested in assisting young children and their families in accessing early learning opportunities and providing case management services, and assisting parents in meeting the needs of their children, empowering parents in their roles as primary influences on their children's education and development, and facilitating positive parent, school, and student relationships. Students who specialize in option C will receive a certificate in family support

  • Certificate in Child and Family Support

    Separate from the three options will be a certificate in Child and Family Support. This certificate will be available to majors who specialize in option C and to non-majors throughout the University. This certificate will provide a foundation for work as a child and family support specialist.

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