PhD in Child Development

By choosing to enroll for a PhD in child development it is possible to specialize in one area, for example the infant years or adolescence. The academic discipline of child development is one that is dedicated to enhancing the overall health and mental state of children, and to ensure that their development is as normal as possible. Every child will go through various developmental stages. A doctorate degree in this area would be the highest level educational certification offered by a university or college.

Child Development Programs

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  • Early Childhood Education - PhD in Education
  • Early Childhood Education - EdS
  • Early Childhood Education - Doctor of Education

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