Graduate program: Child Life Specialist

The University of Akron is phasing out 80 academic programs, one which is child life. We have accepted the final class of graduate child life students in fall of 2018. Academic child life programs can be found at www.childlife.org. if you are interested in other majors at The University of Akron, please contact Academic Advising at Acadadv@uakron.edu


  • Student Outcome Data

2014-2015

2015-2016 2016-2017
Program Completion Rate (completed program in expected timeframe)

10/12 (83%)

12/12 (100%) 12/12 (100%)
Employment Rates of Graduates Within One Year of Graduation (within the profession) 10/12 (83%) 13/13 (100%) 12/12 (100%)
Child Life Certification Exam Pass Rate of Graduates 10/12 (83%) 13/13 (100%) 12/12 (100%)