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Complete Guide to a Child Psychology Degree Online

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Learn about child and adolescent development through one of the 28 programs featured here. The 14 schools offering these degrees have an average yearly tuition of $16,570, with costs ranging from $4,020 to $40,086. Our student reviewers reported an average career helpfulness rating of 59 amongst these schools. Recommendation rates for these colleges range from 44 to 87 percent.

Certificate Associate Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Annual Tuition Certificate $13,260 Associate $14,829 Bachelor's $14,836 Master's $15,021 Doctorate $11,769
Annual Earnings (mid-career) -- -- Bachelor's $50,144 Master's $59,626 Doctorate $89,236

Child psychology programs are available at the bachelor's, master's, and doctorate level. The bachelor's program includes courses in brain and behavior, cognitive psychology, human memory, childhood and adolescent development, and human sexuality. Graduates can go on to become child advocates, direct-service social workers, teachers, and social services managers. The master's degree is the minimum requirement to become a licensed therapist specializing in school or child psychology. These programs include advanced theoretical coursework, as well as fieldwork practicums that require interviewing and counseling patients. During the child psychology doctorate program, students work on a research project while also interning in a child psychology treatment setting. Graduates can become licensed psychologists.

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