Undergraduate Program

If you’re considering a Childhood Studies Major or Minor

What are some career opportunities with a degree in childhood studies?

Please see the brochure developed by the Career Center on possible career opportunities with a degree in childhood studies.

What kind of jobs do graduates of the B.A. program enter?

The B.A. program in Childhood Studies provides students with a strong foundation in the liberal arts. Graduates of the program will be able to communicate effectively in speech and in writing, understand and manipulate quantitative information, interpret complicated social problems from humanistic and social science perspectives, and are widely knowledgeable about children and representations of them. This background prepares students for success for careers in many areas: teaching, social service, youth programming, and so on.

For further information, please contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator Dr. Kate Cairns at kate.cairns@rutgers.edu

Undecided? Considering a Childhood Studies Major?

We’re always happy to talk to students who are trying to decide if a Childhood Studies major is right for them. Stop by any of the professors’ office hours listed on our Advising page.