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CFS Admissions


Students must be admitted into the program to earn a baccalaureate degree in Child and Family Studies. Admission requirements are the completion of 90 credits (junior standing) and PSY 311 Human Development, PSY 460 Child Psychology or their equivalents. Thirty applicants are admitted each term, fall, winter, and spring. Information sessions are held for students who are considering applying to the program. Visit the Public Events Calendar for upcoming session dates and times.

RSVP: (503) 725-8241 or cfspsu@pdx.edu

The application packet includes a brief essay, an application form, two completed reference forms, and unofficial transcripts. Students are accepted provisionally until they attend an orientation meeting, which is scheduled prior to their admission. The documents needed to apply to the Child and Family Studies Program are available to download below. 

CFS Program Application Materials