48 months
Duration
2456 USD/credit 73680 USD/year
2456 USD/credit 73680 USD/year
1343 USD/credit 40290 USD/year
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About

Child Development and Family Studies from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) focuses on the development and implementation of public, private, and voluntary support services for individuals, families, and localities and that prepares individuals to function in a variety of occupations promoting family life, and family/community development.

Overview

Child Development and Family Studies from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) includes instruction in family systems, human development, social services, community social and economic development, social policy, voluntary sector activities, and outreach and community education.

History:

The Child Development and Family Studies program from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) was one of eight new programs that the Louisiana Board of Regents mandated SUNO to develop at a meeting on January 5, 2006. The program was developed in response to a significant need for professionals to serve children and families in the New Orleans metropolitan region recovering from the debilitating destructions of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • First Aid And Safety 
  • Infant And Early Childhood Development 
  • Children With Special Needs 
  • College Of Education And Human Development 
  • Parenting And Family Relations
  • Children Under Stress 
  • Current Issues In Child Development And Family Studies
  • Lifespan Development In Family Context 
  • Values And Ethics In Child Development And Family Studies Professions 
  • Family Health And Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least 17 of the 19 units of the Louisiana Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum 
  • No more than one developmental course, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 , core GPA of 2.0, and ACT composite score of at least 20.
  • ACT composite score of at least 23 and no more than one developmental course needed.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    73680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    73680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    40290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1343 USD per credit during 48 months.

Tuition per 4 credit Hours

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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