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Master's Degree in Human Development and Social Policy               
Child Life Track 


Child Life specialists provide evidence-based interventions to infants, children, youth, and families to ease the stress of undergoing health treatments. The Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) credential is an exclusive certification issued by the Child Life Council.  The requirements for becoming certified are based on academic and clinical experiences, and successful completion of the Child Life Professional Certification Examination.   

Information provided by: www.childlife.org/Certification/

M.S. HDSP Child Life Course Requirements:

CHILD LIFE THESIS OPTION REQUIREMENTS

CHILD LIFE PROJECT OPTION REQUIREMENTS 

The FCS department at the University of Utah provides the courses that are pre-requisites to a Child Life Internship (clinical experience).  The FCS department at the University of Utah does NOT provide certification. 

For Questions Regarding Child Life Certification, Please Contact the Child Life Council:
(301) 881-7090
11820 Parklawn Drive, Suite 204
Rockville, MD 20852-2529
www.childlife.org

Last Updated: 11/5/20