Bachelor of Arts in Childrens Studies
Eastern Washington University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Arts in Children’s Studies is an online counseling degree program that emphasizes holistic studies of children’s lives and empathy and understanding of their experiences.  This degree provides a solid foundation in the study of children from birth to adolescence in a variety of social contexts.  The interdisciplinary curriculum includes theory and practice from the fields of sociology, psychology, and education, providing the program with breadth and depth.  You will learn to demonstrate knowledge in addressing children’s lives and experiences from a variety of disciplinary perspectives while gaining an understanding of children’s diversity of experience, personality, and educational needs.  Coursework helps students learn to critically evaluate various approaches in working with children while reflecting on their own practices and interactions and learning to communicate effectively with children, parents, colleagues, and community members. 

Graduates are ready to:

  • Design curricula addressing children’s individuality
  • Demonstrate effective practices working with children
  • Effectively work with child service organizations
  • Solve problems
  • Respect diversity


  • Associate's degree in a related field or equivalent college coursework
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities