Child Life (Minor)

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

The department of Human Development and Family Studies offers a minor in Child Life. The minor introduces undergraduate students to the Child Life profession, which works with children, adolescents, and families facing challenges associated with hospitalization, medical procedures, illness, and disability. You will gain insight on how to support children and their families to effectively cope with the stress and anxiety of hospitalization using developmental play and normalized activities in their environment.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies