Earn a Master's Degree in Child Life with coursework entirely online.
Reach the next level as a child life specialist - someone who works with hospitalized kids.
Earn certification. Already working in the field? Complete your degree and take on greater career roles.
Select a track option for your customized path to success. Standard and Advanced tracks are offered entirely online.
For students seeking to become Certified Child Life Specialists with no previous child life background or training.
For students who are either A) a Certified Child Life Specialist seeking to advance their career and training through a graduate degree, or B) students with significant child life coursework in previous studies (e.g., undergraduate child life emphasis or concentration).
For Missouri State undergraduate students who would like to start their master’s degree coursework as they finish their bachelor’s degree.