Bachelor of Science in Child & Family Services / Child Life Specialist
Abilene Christian University

Program Details

Explore an online human services degree paired with in-person practicum hours to prepare for your career in helping families and children. This BS in Child and Family Services program offers a Child Life Specialist concentration with a primary focus on evidence-based practices. Study theories behind facing challenging and traumatic events and how to overcome these obstacles. Studies may cover topics such as:

  • Family communication
  • Crises and resiliency
  • Human development

Online human services bachelor’s degree graduates are prepared for careers in youth services, family resources, adoption, and more. Consider pursuing a master’s degree to become a marriage and family therapist. Become a more fluent researcher, evaluator, and implementer for families and children through this flexible online Abilene Christian University program.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Abilene Christian University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa