Graduate Certificate in Youth Development
Clemson University

Program Details

Clemson University’s Graduate Certificate in Youth Development is designed to give professionals competencies in addition to their bachelor’s degree in a related field. Students of this online human services degree will study the foundations of youth, child, and adolescent development from an applied perspective. The curriculum also examines topics related to Youth Development leadership such as programming in a contemporary society, creative and ethical leadership skills, and assessing and evaluating youth programs.

Certificate recipients can pursue leadership positions in organizations such as:

  • Schools
  • 4-H
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Recreational/community agencies

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Clemson University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)