Shira Miller wanted to work with families and children in healthcare. After graduating from Erikson, she landed a job as a child life specialist in one of Chicago’s major hospitals.
M.S. in Child Development
At Erikson, alumna Anita Harvy-Dixon strengthened her knowledge of child development theory and her confidence as a leader.
With an M.S. in Child Development from Erikson, Colette Gatling strives to help children and families experience ‘everyday successes.’
Social worker Robin Rios gained a thorough and profound understanding of children at Erikson.
At Erikson, Justin Nuckles found the keys to improving his work with children and families.
Student Ross Theriot feels called to a profession helping sick children, but it was a personal telephone call that made him realize that Erikson was the place for him.
Alyson Gamache turned to Erikson to help strengthen the skills she needs to support infants and families in need.
Student Meg Fitzgerald is moving from teacher to administrator. At Erikson, she found the people and program she needs to succeed.
At Erikson, career-changer Dawn Craan gained a deep understanding of how young children develop on both the theoretical and practical levels.
“When I found Erikson Institute, it was a dream come true,” says Capito. “Here was an organization that was already teaching the things I believed and putting them into practice!”