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Master of Arts in Child Development

Master of Arts in Child Development

The early years of childhood development are critical for an individual’s growth and well-being. The Master’s Degree Program in Childhood Development combines theory with practice so you can have an impact on this critical phase of life.

When you pursue your Master’s in Childhood Development at Stanislaus State, you’ll develop expertise in both the theory and practice necessary to have a positive impact on children’s development.


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At a Glance

Application Period


Total Units

34 Units

Program Cost




Admission Cycles

Alternating Spring & Fall

Course Sessions

8 - 15 Weeks

Completion Time

18 Months



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Student Testimonials

I am very grateful for all the professors to educate and support us through my education. Their support really helped refine my child development skills.

Leticia Sida
MA Child Development Alum