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The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development is one of the country's leading departments serving children, youth, and families. E-P faculty and students use a strengths-based approach in their research, practice and teaching. We value diversity and are committed to pursuing equity and justice in our work and in the world.
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Finding Us

Tufts University
School of Arts and Sciences
Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development
105 College Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.3355
Fax: 617.627.3503

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News & Announcements

Course Listings
-Summer 2017
-Fall 2017

Congratulations and welcome to all accepted students!
If you are interested in applying, read more about our MA or PhD programs.

Alumni News
Read more about what our Alumni are doing on our Alumni Spotlight.

'To the Citizens of the United States: Our Children Need Your Protection' By Rachel Katz et alt.
The Huffington Post (May 3, 2017)
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'Learning to Think Like a Computer' by Laura appano
The New York Times (April 4, 2017)
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'History on the Hill: Eliot-Pearson Children's School Combines Educational Research, Teacher Training.' By, Caroline Smith
The Tufts Daily (April 11, 2017)
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What careers or research opportunities can you pursue with a Child Study and Human Development degree?
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Highlighted Events

Information Sessions
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
6:00 – 7:30pm

105 College Ave., Medford Campus
Room 157

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
7:00 – 8:30pm

105 College Ave., Medford Campus
Room 157