Rutgers to Launch Nation’s First Childhood Studies Degree-Granting Programs at its Camden Campus

NEWARK, N.J. – The nation’s first doctoral degree-granting program in childhood studies will be launched at Rutgers University’s Camden campus beginning fall 2007. The creation of a childhood studies department at Rutgers-Camden, which will award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, was approved by the Rutgers Board of Governors during its meeting today on the Newark campus. The program awaits endorsement by the New Jersey Council of College Presidents.