Youth Development Work
The Youth Development Work Certificate Program is designed to offer certification to current and potential frontline community youth development workers working in a variety of settings, including public and private after school programs, service related agencies, recreational programs and job development centers. This program is both vocational and academic, offering courses in theoretical and practical topics related to youth development.
Emphasis is placed on providing students with a balance of vocational training and academic instruction in the area of Youth Development.
Career options include employment in public and private after school programs, service related agencies, recreational programs and job development centers. In addition, the coursework provides the foundation for pursuing more advanced work in behavioral science, human service, social work or public health.