This advanced track prepares you for greater professional responsibility as a certified child life specialist. You may apply your research to clinical practice, become a mentor to colleagues, attain a healthcare leadership position or pursue doctoral studies.
The coursework in this advanced track is designed to enhance your understanding of the research that supports child life practice and to facilitate the development of your own research initiatives within your practice as a certified child life specialist.
Complete all of your coursework online. If you are in the Springfield area, you have the option to take traditional courses on campus, as well.