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:
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:
11820 Parklawn Drive, Suite 204
Rockville, MD 20852-2529