Great Plains IDEA's Youth Program Management & Evaluation Certificate is a 12-credit hour curriculum that is offered completely online. Build your own certificate to maximize the impact your learning can have on your career goals.
Explore the graduate certificate curriculum below and learn more about the research-based skills and knowledge of how to work effectively with youth.
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 that should be taken in your first semester. Foundations of Youth Development is offered every semester so you can start the program anytime.
Select One Course
Choose one course from the list below to complete the graduate certificate. No course is a prerequisite for any other course so you may take this course at any time. Note that CYI stands for Contemporary Youth Issues which are a set of courses about modern-day challenges that youth in your community face. Consult your academic advisor to learn more.
Review the course planner to find out when each course is offered and plan out a prospective course sequence.
Learn more about Tuition and Cost
Average time to complete:
Master's degree: 23 months
Graduate certificates: 17 months