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Career Opportunities

What can I do with a degree in Child Studies?

It is almost easier to explain what you cannot do with a degree in Child Studies!! Career opportunities in Child Studies include:

  • Preschool Teacher
  • Agency Director/Manager
  • Head Start 
  • Family Services
  • Home Visiting Programs
  • Case Management   
  • Extended Day Programs 
  • Crisis Nurseries
  • YMCA 
  • Child Advocacy  
  • Youth Counselor  
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
  •  Big Brothers / Big Sisters 
  •  Extension Agent  
  •  Family Service Worker
  • Child Welfare  
  • Parenting Programs 
  • Other Community Agencies
  • Other Social Services
  • Unfortunately, we are no longer able to assist students in becoming Child Life Specialists. This is due to changes in the National Child Life Council.
  • This is not an exhaustive list of employment opportunities. There are MULTIPLE employment opportunities available to students with a degree in Child Studies.




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 Last Modified 6/30/17