Child Life Track
Work as a child life specialist
Comfort children and families going through health-related crises. Reduce stress. Help them cope with grief or loss.
Want to pursue the child life track? Review the program requirements for the exact courses you need to take.
Use the four-year plan below as a guide for your overall schedule.
Why take the child life track?
- Have a quicker path to a master’s degree and raise your career ceiling. The accelerated option in child life studies prepares you to become a certified child life specialist (CCLS).
- Have a rewarding career where you help others in difficult, life-changing times.
- Join a career field which needs workers. Find many job options within health care or similar settings.
Careers and outcomes
Be there for children and families when they need it most. Give support as they face life-threatening medical events.
Apply classroom theory and learning to your future career field.