University Catalog

Child and Family Studies

Chairperson:  Glen Palm
Address: B109 Education Building
Phone: 320.308.2132
Email: cfs@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/cfs

Certificate in Parent Education (29-34 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • The GRE is not required.
  • Complete Graduate Studies application with three recommendations and an essay.

Notes

  • Courses are available that lead to eligibility for licensure in early childhood special education and parent education. It is possible to combine course work and to receive more than one license. It is the students' responsibility to consult with the child and family studies department and state licensing agencies for current licensing requirements.

Program Requirements

This program provides coursework leading to eligibility for a graduate certificate. Child Development: CFS 521, CFS 631. Family Development: CFS 515, CFS 522. Parent Education Methods: CFS 625, CFS 665, CFS 635, CFS 645, CFS 666. Student Teaching: CFS 675. For students with non-teaching degree: HURL 597, HLTH 505.

Electives

Students must complete 6 credits in this area. Previous course work in education, child psychology or family studies may be accepted to meet this licensure requirement. Consult with the Parent Education Program Coordinator to find out which courses can be counted as electives.

Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education (30 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • The GRE is not required for graduate admission consideration to licensure programs. A minimum of 30 credits is required, about one-third of which must be taken at the graduate level.

Notes

  • Courses are available that lead to eligibility for licensure in early childhood special education and parent education. It is possible to combine course work and to receive more than one license. It is the students’ responsibility to consult with the child and family studies department and state licensing agencies for current licensing requirements.

Program Requirements

This program provides coursework leading to eligibility for a graduate certificate. Foundations, CFS 611, CFS 521, CFS 631, CFS 633, CFS 643, CFS 506. Family, CFS 632. Special Needs, CFS 608, SPED 505, SPED 520, CFS 680, CFS 681



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