University of Akron
The Child and Family Development Program offers undergraduate degrees in 2 areas of study, 3 interdisciplinary certificates, and 1 Masters degree options. Approximately 300 undergraduates and 10 Masters students are seeking degrees. Our students study with majors from a variety of disciplines and professions, including health related disciplines, human services, art, social work, education, business, and the social sciences. Students in child development and family development all undergo a 200 clock hour internship at professional sites throughout the northeast Ohio area, as well as hands-on experience as part of their course work at child development centers and community agencies.