Students pursuing the MS in Child, Youth, and Family Studies will receive the education and qualifications required to supervise people in organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. This online human services degree specifically focuses on helping supervise cases involving families and children. Program participants will get hands-on experience with an organization in the community, develop leadership skills to supervise caseworkers, and learn about policy affecting children and families.
Graduates will be equipped to examine the many influences of child and youth development and family interactions including race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic, and cross-cultural issues.
Students will learn about:
- Child and youth development
- Families across the lifespan
- Program design, evaluation, and implementation
- Children, youth, and families in cultural context
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Additional Materials May Be Requested