Master of Arts in Child Life
Concordia University Wisconsin & Ann Arbor

Program Details

Concordia’s online Child Life master’s program provides a career path for anyone with a desire to work with children and their families. This online human services degree is intended to develop skills and knowledge in order to provide familial support during major medical illnesses, crises or hospitalization, trauma, and also in areas of education and prevention. 

Students will be encouraged to incorporate faith with evidence-based healthcare approaches. This program provides evidence-based curriculum, application of studies in simulated experiences, and a Christian emphasis on mission trips and service opportunities. 


  • Regionally accredited bachelor's degree in child development or related field
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 120 documented volunteer hours working with children and families
  • Background check
  • Interview
  • Prerequisites may be required
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission