Douglas College

Child and Youth Care

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Program Information

School:Douglas College
Faculty:Child, Family & Community Studies
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Description:The 4-year Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care (BA CYC) Degree Program prepares graduates for challenging work supporting children, youth and families as professional child and youth care workers, or for advanced positions in the child and youth care field.
URL:Child and Youth Care at Douglas College
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost per year is based on the 2017-2018 academic year, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

All applicants for admission to the College must satisfy at least ONE of the following criteria: BC secondary school graduation (or the equivalent in another school system); one course short of BC secondary school graduation; 19 years old by the end of the first month of the first semester of attendance; 17 years old on the first day of the first semester of attendance and has not been in school for at least one year; or completion of a certificate or equivalent from a special needs program and has been in school for 12 years.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Work Experience
Applicants are required to: have 75 hours of work or volunteer experience in a CYC setting – hours MUST be completed prior to mandatory selection/orientation weekend; and submit a current resume.

* 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 September 28, 2017