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.


Proof of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum grade-point ratio of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. A GRE score is not required but is recommended for those who believe it will strengthen their application. A letter of intent and two letters of reference. Experience in the field of youth development is preferred.

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges