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2017-2018 Academic Year
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ChairDonna Varga, BASc (Guelph), MA (Toronto), PhD (Toronto), Professor

Admission Requirements
To be admitted into the Master of Arts in Child and Youth Study program, students will:

  1. have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree with a minimum of a B average (GPA of 3.0)
  2. have experience in an area related to the child and youth field. Applicants without relevant experience will be required to complete 5.5 units for their program which will include GCYS 6609 to be completed in the first year. Internship is required to meet licensing regulations in some jurisdictions.

A Bachelors degree from an accredited university in a social science area (e.g., early childhood; child and youth study; psychology; education; social work; family studies; sociology) is preferred. Undergraduate courses in developmental psychology, research methods and statistics are required of all applicants. Some students may be required to complete additional undergraduate or graduate coursework and obtain a minimum of B in these courses prior to acceptance into the program.

Students must complete the Graduate Studies Application Package by February 15 for fall admission.


Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the current 2017-2018 academic year which runs from September 01, 2017 to August 31, 2018.  

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