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Bringing the science of development to life

Making a difference, one discovery at a time

We know this: early experiences matter. For more than 90 years, our faculty and students have been working together to increase knowledge about human development. But our work doesn’t stop there. At the Institute of Child Development (ICD), we’re also dedicated to solving real-world challenges that affect people at every stage of life. We prepare our students to bring science-based solutions to classrooms, communities, and families.

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Virtual info session: Online MA in applied child and adolescent development

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Consider an online graduate degree in applied child and adolescent development! The Institute of Child Development's online MA program will provide you with a strong foundation in developmental psychology and an opportunity to specialize in one of three areas: child life, infant and early childhood mental health, or individualized studies. Join us for a virtual info session to learn more about the program, areas of specialization, and how to apply.

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Shirley G. Moore Lab School

We're home to one of the longest-running laboratory schools in the nation. Are you an aspiring early childhood educator? Train right on campus. See yourself as a future researcher? Work with the Lab School to bring your study to life.

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of students in our undergraduate and graduate early childhood education programs student teach at the Lab School

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