Required Courses 9 credit hours
There are three required core courses for this graduate certificate. The courses can be taken in any order, with the exception of Foundations of Youth Development, a three credit hour course which should be taken in your first semester. Foundations of Youth Development is offered every semester so you can start the program anytime.
**The Youth Development faculty are in the process of refreshing curriculum, changes will be made to the course planner in the 21-22 academic year. All participating universities are engaged in the refresh process and will ensure students are able to complete in a timely manner. Contact your academic advisor with questions.
|Foundations of Youth Development||3||Melissa Herzog||Ali Luempert||Robert Pick||Melissa Herzog||TTU||NDSU||MU||TTU||UNL|
|Design and Evaluation of Youth Programs||3||Yan Ruth Xia||Robin Peiter Horstmeier||Yan Ruth Xia||Robin Peiter Horstmeier||UNL||MU||UNL|
|Youth Development Personnel and Program Management||3||Elaine Johannes||Scott Matteson||Robert Pick||MISU||UNL||MISU||UNL|
Select One Course 3 credit hours
Build your certificate to benefit your career goals by selecting one additional course from the list below. No course is a prerequisite for any other course so you may take this course at any time.
|Youth Policy||3||Robin Peiter Horstmeier||Francisco A. Villarruel||Robin Peiter Horstmeier||MISU||MU||MISU||MU|
|Positive Youth Development in Community Settings||3||Yuya Kiuchi||Meghan Gillette||Yuya Kiuchi||MISU||ISU||MISU||ISU|
|Grants & Administration*||3||Elaine Johannes||Elaine Johannes|
|Youth, Families & Technology*||3||Yuya Kiuchi||MISU|
|Youth Mental Health*||3||Joel Hektner||Joel Hektner||NDSU|
|Understanding Normative Behavior in Immigrant & Minority Youth*||3||Ali Luempert|
|Youth Professionals as Consumers of Research||3||Meghan Gillette||Robert Pick||Meghan Gillette||Robert Pick||ISU||UNL||ISU|