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Child, Youth and Family Studies

 The Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYFS) department offers programs for individuals interested in certificates and diplomas in:

In most cases, you may choose to take your courses online or in the classroom, and study full-time, or part-time.

General CYFS Program Admission Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

CYFS Flexible Assessment Handbook

View Program Pathways Chart

Alternative Program Options:

  • Students completing 5 diploma level courses without completion of a certificate, may receive a Citation Certificate.
  • Students interested in registering for courses without admission into the certificates or diplomas must receive permission from the course instructor.

Transfer Options:

  • CYFS programs share a number of courses to allow for transferability between certificates. This gives you the opportunity to complete more than one certificate quickly, easily and without course duplication.

    Many of our courses will transfer to other institutions across BC and other provinces.

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