Children and Youth Services Minor

The children and youth services minor is ideal for students interested in working with children and youth in research or social service settings such as foster care, adoption, group homes for children and adolescents, and hospitals as child life specialists. Classes such as foundations of marriage and family, child development, adolescent development and a four-credit internship prepare you with the theories and practical skills necessary to work with children and youth.

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Job options for graduates of the children and youth services minor:

Child care or youth program administrator
Child life specialist
Counselor

Human services agency administrator
Family life educator
Family advocate
Parent education

The children and youth services minor is offered through the Human Development and Family Science department.

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