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HIU's Child Development Programs Rank Among Nation's Best

Posted: July 6, 2018


Hope International University has been recognized as one of the nation’s “Best Child Development Degrees” by HIU’s ranking is based on several factors, including institutional excellence, student satisfaction and return on investment.

Students who wish to focus on child and adolescent studies in preparation for careers in related fields, may pursue a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Child Adolescent Development on-campus, or can study online to earn a Bachelor of Science in Human Development.

 “This degree will allow you the opportunity to study both the biological and psychological advancement of children, through every stage of their lives. This degree is perfect for those who are fascinated by how factors like family, culture, and friends can affect a child’s development into adulthood.”  -

These degrees prepare students for graduate study and for various careers that build on the foundation of interdisciplinary study of human behavior grounded in the scientific method. Career pathways leading from the Development concentrations include Social Worker, Preschool Teacher, Child Life Specialist, Special Education Paraprofessional, Early Childhood Education Regulator, and Early Childhood Education Consultant.


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