The International Master of Arts Program in Child Development was established with the goal of improving the lives of children around the world. The program is designed to train international experts who will focus on pressing questions regarding the nature of child development and how it applies to the lives of children and their families.
This unique interdisciplinary program aims to provide professionals with a comprehensive theoretical basis and an applied skillset that will be effective in influencing the well-being of children in a positive manner. The program is designed for professionals with experience working with children: social workers, occupational therapists, communication clinicians, physical therapists, public health nurses and nurses in pediatric departments, family and youth judges and family lawyers, special educators, public policy makers and others.
The program is made up of courses designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of child development from the vantage point of a number of different disciplines, so as to provide a holistic and encompassing understanding of the field in all its facets. Elements of study include developmental psychology, psychopathology, neuroscience, cognitive and language development, intervention and prevention, methodology and statistics, parenting, and child development in a cross-cultural environment. Workshops in clinical observation are also included.
The program is taught by leading lecturers in their areas of developmental research and clinical-therapeutic work. The program deals with theory, research and clinical applications and provides students with the following bases:
The one-year program is taught in English over two consecutive semesters and one semi-semester from October through the end of July. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be awarded a Master of Arts in Child Development
For full curriculum information please click here.
Dormitories are available for $450 per month.
* Final tuition for the next academic year is updated each August.
Duration: 1 year
Age Group: Post College
Program dates and tuitions (before significant grants & scholarships are applied)
October - $10,690SEE IF YOU QUALIFY