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Rutgers University-Camden

Program in Childhood Studies

Camden, NJ

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Overview

Rutgers University–Camden / Program in Childhood Studies is located in Camden, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
30 credits
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
60 credits

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
15
Accepted
10
Enrolled
65%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; statement of personal, professional and academic goals
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; statement of personal, professional and academic goals

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 20%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Children's consumer culture, moral development, development of personality and social relations, children's literature, commodification of childhood
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
562,419

Location & Contact

Address 405-407 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ  08102
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel Cook
Chair
Email: cstudies@camden.rutgers.edu
Phone: 856-225-6741