Child Life Science

Bradley’s CLS program develops your skills in play-based and self-expression strategies, education, and emotional support for infants, children, youth, and families. You’ll receive the coursework you need to become a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS).

91% career outcomes rate for 2020-21 graduates - 93% knowledge rate
12 to 1 student faculty ratio
Top Illinois Regional University - U.S.News
100% of classes taught by faculty

The Bradley Advantage

With our close connections to the facilities in our community, you’ll have a wealth of chances to interact with, gain experience from, and network with local industry professionals. Plus, you’ll have a number of 1- and 4-year scholarships at your fingertips.

Successful Outcomes

Peoria is home to several organizations and a large public school system that provides meaningful learning experiences, including OSF Children’s Hospital, Crittenton Centers, Family House, and Children’s Home. Our graduates build powerful relationships with industry professionals and gain a wealth of knowledge and skills to become experts in their field.

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Peoria and Bradley

Bradley and Peoria share much in common — a diverse population, world-class research facilities, outstanding fine arts and entertainment, and a great sense of community. This bond provides our students with unique opportunities for internships, class projects and research.

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