Child life student Ross Theriot

How can you help sick children overcome their unique challenges? Being in the hospital can be overwhelming, especially for children. At Erikson, child life student Ross Theriot is learning how to use his child development knowledge to help normalize the hospital experience for sick children.

M.S. in Child Development

Erikson’s child life specialization within the child development master’s program helps you develop the skill and sensitivity required for this important role through focused course work and an internship at one of the Chicago area’s many top-ranked medical facilities.

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