For those interested in applying for the Ph.D. or M.A. in childhood studies, may find out more from the Graduate and Professional Admissions web site.

Application Deadline

Prospective graduate students may apply online through Graduate Admissions.

Ph.D. program applications are due January 10 of the year preceding the fall semester in which you wish to begin. Funding is available to qualified Ph.D. applicants on a competitive basis.

Master of Arts program applicants are accepted throughout the year

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Ph.D. program is based on a combination of undergraduate (and graduate, if applicable) transcripts with a minimum 3.2 GPA, GRE scores, statement of purpose, and letters of recommendation. Admissions decisions are based on a combination of the candidates’ academic qualifications and their match with areas of faculty expertise (these areas are described on the faculty page).

Admission to the M.A. program is based on a combination of undergraduate (and graduate, if applicable) transcripts with a minimum 3.0 GPA, statement of purpose, and letters of recommendation. Students who complete the master’s program and who then wish to pursue a Ph.D. must complete a separate application to the Ph.D. program.

Contact

For details about the graduate programs in Childhood Studies, email cstudies@camden.rutgers.edu or call (856) 225-6741.