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

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges