University of La Verne
College of Education and Organizational Leadership
1950 Third Street
La Verne, CA 91750
M.S. - Child Life, Child Life Specialist
This program prepares individuals for careers working with children, from birth through adolescence, who are hospitalized or placed in medical facilities because of illness, injury, or disabling handicaps. While working with other health care professionals charged with children's care, the child life specialist helps children minimize anxiety, maintain relationships with their families, and retain their independence and self-esteem. The child life specialist is a clinical educator who provides interventions to help patients and families understand and cope with hospitalization.
Accreditation:Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 36
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 575.00 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999