Masters of Science in Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders

Curriculum

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.

Career Options

Graduates of the program seek positions such as 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.

Degree Program

The MS in Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders requires the completion of a minimum of 45 semester credit hours, including practicum and internship placements. For complete admission and degree requirements, view the Graduate Catalog at catalog.utdallas.edu.