Students Information

We warmly welcome students from all disciplines to the MSU Child Development Laboratories! We are a teacher training institution, which means students are an essential part of our model here at the CDL.

For Undergraduates:

Several core courses included in the Child Development and ZS endorsement programs take place here at the CDLs.

HDFS 320L: Interactions with Children – Lab
HDFS 321L: Curriculum for Children – Lab
HDFS 322L: Infant Development and Program Planning- Lab
HDFS 424: Student Teaching in an Early Childhood Program

For Graduate Students:

Several core courses included in the Child Development Professional Master’s program (Plan B) take place here at the CDLs.

HDFS 818: Advanced Curricular Adaptations in Diverse Early Childhood Environments
HDFS 819: Advanced Curricular Adaptations in Diverse Early Childhood Environments
HDFS 894: Laboratory and Field Experience (early childhood setting, summer)

Additionally, several opportunities are available at the CDLs for graduate students who are interested in gaining more experience with particular aspects of early childhood programming. Click here to learn more.