University of Minnesota

College of Education and Human Development

Applied Developmental Psychology


Stem Cell Institute

6-125 Jackson Hall, 321 Church Street SE

Twin Cities, MN 55455

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Applied Developmental Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Graduate students with a major or minor in child psychology can enroll in this certificate program to gain an understanding of how knowledge in child development and psychology can be used to influence issues and policies at the local, state, and national level. They will learn how to solve pressing real-life problems and to improve the lives of children. Students explore ethical issues, media and children's programming, nutrition and hunger, accidents and safety issues, the judicial system's impact on children, the design and role of children's museums, and the development of children's toys, games, and recreational activities.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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