Program Requirements (for those entering the program in Fall of 2021)
The program requires a minimum of 5.0 units, including a 1.0 unit thesis. Academic standing and grading criteria as outlined in sections 2.2.13 Graduate Level Grading Scheme and 2.2.12 Academic Standing will be followed.
0.5 unit GCYS 6012
0.5 unit GCYS 6035
1.0 unit GCYS 6130
0.5 unit GEPY 6608 or equivalent statistics course
❏ 1.0 unit of GCYS courses not otherwise required – refer to the MA(CYS) Course Checklist below.
❏ 0.5 unit of research methods from the following list or as approved by the Child and Youth Study Graduate Committee:
GEDU 6100 0.5 unit
GEDU 6107 0.5 unit
GFSG 6606 0.5 unit
❏ 1.0 unit of graduate level electives
Note: Note: Electives may be selected from GCYS courses otherwise not required including GCYS Directed Study or Special Topics courses, and courses from other departments at the Mount or other universities. Students are encouraged to make their elective selection in consultation with their academic advisor or thesis supervisor. Students wishing to take coursework at another university must comply with Mount Saint Vincent University regulations regarding transfer of credit and obtain the necessary Letter of Permissions (LOP).