(Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree)
The Child Life program, a gateway to the Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) credential, is coordinated with the Child Life Council’s professional, programmatic and educational needs of the child life practioner.
Application to the Child Life program at TTU is required and should be made in the second semester of sophomore year after completing HEC 2250 and while enrolled in HEC 2550.
There are four components of eligibility to sit for the certification examination:
- Baccalaureate degree
- Course work including a minimum of 10 college-level courses in child life or a related department/subject
- Clinical Child Life Experience (480 hours under the direct supervision of a CCLS in good standing)
- A minimum of one college level class taught by a Certified Child Life Specialist and meeting Child Life Council course content requirements.