Graduate Certificate - Youth Agency Management and Administration - Graduate Certificate

Program:
Youth Agency Management and Administration - Graduate Certificate
Program Code:
YTHAM_GRC2 Youth Agency Management and Administration
Program Level:
GCRT
Award Type:
Youth Agency Management and Administration
College:
College of Social Science
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:
Department:
Human Development and Family Studies


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.


College of Social Science

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Graduate Study
Youth Agency Management and Administration - Graduate Certificate

The Youth Agency Management and Administration Graduate Certificate is designed to assist youth professionals to develop and apply resources for successful implementation and management of youth-serving organizations. The program addresses the need for advanced education based on research and policy for optimal youth outcomes through a strengths-based curriculum.

The online format and course schedule of the certificate program allow flexibility to accommodate both full-time students and working professionals. The College of Social Science, in collaboration with The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA), offers this program with all course work delivered via the World Wide Web at www.gpidea.org.

Admission

To be considered for admission into the Youth Agency Management and Administration Graduate Certificate applicants must follow established University admission procedures. Students currently pursuing the Master of Arts in Youth Development are not eligible to apply for admission to the Youth Agency Management and Administration Graduate Certificate. For additional information, refer to the Admission section in the Graduate Education section of this catalog.

Requirements for the Youth Agency Management and Administration Graduate Certificate

The program is available totally online. The student must complete 12 credits of course work in collaboration with The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA).

1. All of the following core courses (9 credits):
Foundations of Youth Development 3
Personnel and Program Management 3
Program Design and Evaluation 3
2. Complete 3 credits of electives from the following courses:
Grant and Administration 3
Positive Youth Development in Community Settings 3
Youth and Complex Social Systems 3
Youth Mental Health 3
Youth Policy and Positive Youth Development 3