Save time and money. Finish with two degrees and gain eligibility to become a Certified Child Life Specialist.
This track is for Missouri State undergraduate students who would like to start their master’s degree coursework as they finish their bachelor’s degree.
- Take courses that count towards both degrees
- Gain a competitive edge by pursuing a MS degree
How it works
If you meet the admission requirements, you can start taking graduate courses in your senior year.
Up to 12 hours of graduate-level credit will count toward both your bachelor’s degree and master's degree.
You’ll take course work for the advanced track.
When to apply
|Course||Title||Credit hours||Type of graduate coursework|
|CFD 610||Child Life Theory and Practice||3||Required|
|CFD 657||Growth and Development: Middle Childhood-Adolescence||3||Optional support elective|
|CFD 662||Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect||3||Optional support elective|
|CFD 663||Administration of Programs for Children and Families||3||Optional support elective|
Along with helping sick and injured kids, you’re set up to do more in the child life practice field.