Department of Child and Family Development

The Department of Child and Family Development (CFD) is a highly integrated academic unit within the College of Education. The Department offers a B.S. in Child Development in Applied Arts and Sciences, a Master of Science degree in Child Development, and a graduate certificate (EC-TEaMH) in early childhood mental health. In addition, the department offers an Master of Science in Child Development with a specialization in Early Childhood Mental Health that meets licensure requirements for students wishing to become a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).

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Department Chair: Sarah Garrity
Department Coordinator: KJ Bobczynski

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Fall 2021 Admissions Open

SDSU has begun accepting applications for fall 2021. Deadlines differ by program. Please see individual academic programs of study pages for more information and details.

2021 Summer Session

Summer Session: Registration is Open

San Diego State University summer courses can help you get ahead in your coursework and stay connected to your professors and the campus over the summer. SDSU is offering hundreds of online courses in three short sessions. Taking just one summer session course can put you on track to graduate on time or leave room in your schedule for an internship, a job, participation in a student organization next year, or other valuable experience.

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