Child, Youth and Family Studies Diploma Alternative

The Child, Youth and Family Studies diploma is an alternative available to students who, once they have completed a 1st year certificate in Human Service Work, Education Assistant, or ECE,  wish to continue their education in a different specialty area.

Students take a total of six second year courses.

In order to graduate with the CYFS diploma, a student must have a total of 60 credits gained through the certificate (1st year) and diploma (2nd year) courses.

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Note: For students who have not completed a certificate, but who would like permission to take diploma level courses for professional development, see Admission Options.

If you have not completed a 1st year certificate, and would like information about the certificates in Human Services, Education Assistance, or Early Childhood Education, see the Child, Youth and Family Studies website.

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Contact: Heather Wik
Phone: 250-489-2751 x3524