About MA in Child & Adolescent Development
About This Program
The Master of Arts in Child and Adolescent Development Program offers an opportunity for advanced study of developmental theories and their application in research and practice. Our Program emphasizes scholarly reflection on developmental issues and excellence in disciplinary forms of communication. The Program prepares students to consider the diversity of human development and to critically reflect on how to use that knowledge to work towards antiracism, equity, and inclusion in the field. Graduates of the Program will be able to apply their advanced understanding of theory and empirical research to work as agents of positive social change in a variety of settings including education, advocacy, research, policy, and/or other settings.
Sac State MA CHAD Program Flyer
Virtual Information Sessions
The following sessions are to help answer questions about the Program and receive guidance on completing the application.
- Monday, January 29, 5:15-6:00pm PT
- Tuesday, January 30, 12:15-1:00pm PT
- Wednesday, January 31, 12:15-1:00pm PT
All info sessions will use the same Zoom ID and link (see below). Live transcripts will be available during the sessions. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional accommodation requests.
- Meeting ID: 849 9521 1620
Career Options in CHAD
The program prepares graduates for a variety of life goals, including working directly with infants, children, adolescents, and their families.
Child and Adolescent Development MA students pursue careers in program administration, parent education, research, community college instruction, and work in counseling, social service, non-profit and community agencies.
The MA also prepares students for additional study toward a doctoral degree in child development, developmental psychology, or related field.