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Chance at Childhood Certificate Program

The Chance at Childhood Certificate Program is a joint program at Michigan State University offered by the MSU School of Social Work and MSU College of Law. The certificate program is open only to students already admitted to either of these schools.

The certificate program can be completed concurrently with the social work and law degree requirements. It is designed to strengthen the knowledge base, practice and advocacy skills of masters-level social work students and law students interested in working with abused, neglected, and at-risk children and families. Students must apply for admittance to this program.

Obtaining the certificate is an internal process within the MSU School of Social Work, provided as a means of demonstrating specialization and competence particular to working in child and family advocacy. The certificate does not appear on your official transcript.

Please visit the Chance at Childhood Certificate Program page on the MSU School of Social Work website for more information.