Master of Science in Youth Development Leadership
Clemson University

Program Details

The online MS in Youth Development Leadership degree program combines education and collaboration to equip students with the competencies, knowledge and skills necessary to help young people develop into healthy, competent, coping and contributing citizens. Graduates may pursue positions of leadership in youth development organizations, agencies, and institutions such as schools, 4-H, Boys and Girls Clubs, non- profit organizations, faith-based organizations, recreation/community agencies, land grant extension services/programs, and many others.


  • Students must meet on-campus for three days for the beginning course.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Two references
  • Resume
  • Experience in youth development preferred

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges