Mount Royal University

Child and Youth Care Counsellor

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Program Information

School:Mount Royal University
Faculty:Faculty of Health, Community & Education
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Description:Help in the healthy development of vulnerable children, youth and families by becoming a positive role model. Working with people in need can be demanding, but you will experience job satisfaction and the rewards are significant. Opportunities for employment include school programs, group homes, treatment centres and community programs.

To become a child and youth care counsellor you need to be strong, emotionally and ethically. The children, youth and families you will work with may have suffered physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect and/or family breakdown. Some may also have behavioural or learning difficulties which require your knowledge, skill and support.
URL:Child and Youth Care Counsellor at Mount Royal University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have English Language Arts 30-1 – minimum grade 60%.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]

All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency if their primary or first language (meaning the main language learned and used as a child) is not English.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on January 18, 2019