The Master of Science in Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders degree program is designed for students who want to work with infants and young children and their families in early childhood intervention programs and other professional settings, including schools, hospitals and medical clinics. Classroom training is combined with practical experience in a variety of clinical and educational settings.
The program offers a strong foundation in the normative path of physical, cognitive and social development with specialized training in diagnostic and intervention techniques for early childhood disorders and developmental guidance for parents.
School: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Program: Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders
Catalog page: MS
Test score required: Yes
GRE scores required
Letters of recommendation: Required
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: Click here for deadline dates.
Melanie K. Davis
800 W. Campbell Road GR41
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Early Intervention Specialist, Developmental Specialist, and Child Life Specialist in a variety of programs and locations, including non-profit agencies, hospitals, health care clinics, and schools.
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.