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Child & Family Studies

You want to help others, influence change in society, and mold the next generation of learners. Earning a degree from the Department of Child and Family Studies at Southeast Missouri State means you'll be doing just that. Students learn the science behind human development, the dynamics of interpersonal relationships, the stages of a child's development and learning, and so much more. From day one, you'll be immersed in hands-on learning experiences in and out of the classroom, developing technical and interpersonal skills to prepare you for a career right after graduation. Don't let life pass you by. Study it.

Department of Child and Family Studies News

    Southeast Launching New Online Programs in Child Care and Guidance, Child Development

    Southeast Missouri State University is launching two new online degree programs this summer for individuals interested in advancing their education in child care and child development. An online Associate of Arts in Child Care and Guidance and an online Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies with a child development option will provide a [...]

    Pujol Named Dean of College of Education, Health and Human Studies at Southeast

    Dr. Joe Pujol, interim dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Studies at Southeast Missouri State University, has been named dean of the College effective March 1. Pujol was selected following a national search. He has been serving as interim dean since June 1 following the retirement of Dr. Diana Rogers-Adkinson, former dean [...]

    CAEP Accredits Southeast Teacher Preparation Programs

    Southeast Missouri State University’s teacher preparation programs have been granted national accreditation at the initial licensure level by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Accreditation Council of CAEP met April 29 and made the announcement last week. “I appreciate your commitment to excellence in educator preparation accreditation,” wrote Dr. Christopher Koch, [...]

    136 Southeast Students Presenting Projects at Annual Student Research Conference

    Southeast Missouri State University senior Mareea Gaines of Edwardsville, Illinois, plans to illustrate the global effects of coral bleaching at the annual Student Research Conference April 17-18 in the University Center Ballroom. Gaines, a psychology major, says the conference is an excellent way to gain research experience and to build her public speaking skills. She [...]


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