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Child Life Specialist Preparation Certificate


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This certificate is administered by the area of Family and Consumer Science  in the School of Health Sciences and Wellness .

This certificate is ideal for you if you are seeking a career as a Child Life Specialist and helps you meet the first academic, steps towards certification. It is also beneficial if you are seeking skills and understanding that can be employed in a variety of settings such as hospitals, child advocacy centers, schools, camp and bereavement programs, women’s shelters, hospice, trauma centers, and more. Students from any major may complete the certificate which is particularly well suited if you are pursuing a major in Family and Consumer Sciences: Child Life and Family Studies .

Consists of 45 credits.

Note: Required courses marked ** below have Math prerequisites. Depending on your placement score, additional courses may be required.

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