The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers a master’s degree in Applied Child and Adolescent Development that focuses on using developmental science to address the needs of youth in advocacy, community, and healthcare settings.
Coursework includes studies of advanced developmental psychology, cognitive and biological development, and social and emotional development. Students in this online master’s in psychology will also explore research methods and ethics in the social sciences. Graduates will acquire the field experience and strategies needed to be able to successfully put theory into practice.
Three specialization tracks are available to students:
- Infant and early childhood mental health
- Child life
- Individualized studies
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent