Child Development Laboratories

Welcome to MSU Human Development and Family Studies' Child Development Laboratories serving the MSU community and the Greater Lansing Area for over 80 years.

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The Child Development Laboratories' mission is to provide:
  • Outstanding service to children and their families

  • An exemplary setting for training students in child development

  • An outstanding research setting for faculty and students

  • A solid base for outreach to other early childhood professionals


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MSU Child Development Laboratory Campus Locations:

325 West Grand River Ave.  East Lansing, MI 48823           5750 Academic Way  Haslett, MI 48840 

East Lansing (Full-Day Programming)            Haslett (Half-Day Programming)



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To learn more, schedule a tour, or ask a question call us at: 517-355-1900 or email us at:

The Child Development Laboratory is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children