Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)

Child and Youth Care (Direct Entry - Full-Time)

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Program Information

School:Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
Faculty:Faculty of Community Services
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Description:Transforming the lives of children and youth facing adversity requires knowledge of the specialized theories and techniques needed to advocate for their rights. You’ll learn to design and implement developmental, preventative and therapeutic programs and explore policy areas, research and advocacy options. Small interactive classes, local and international internships, mentoring opportunities and an independent research project will prepare you to promote the participation of children and youth in society. Additional academic and community support is offered through CYC Connections.
URL:Child and Youth Care (Direct Entry - Full-Time) at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
Course Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
International: $30,298

This cost estimate is for Year 3 of the program for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Enrolment #:60
Careers:Social and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 74
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants educated outside of Ontario must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 U or M courses.

    For more information regarding international admissions requirements, please visit:

    Additional Admission Requirements:

      Three-year Child and Youth Worker Advanced Diploma from a public Ontario College with minimum 3.0/B/70% cumulative GPA. Subject to competition and space limitation, a higher grade point average may be required.

      Applicants with out-of-province two-year Child and Youth Work diplomas will be assessed for admission to the Direct Entry programs on an individual basis. Applicants with all other post-secondary academic credentials should apply to the four-year program. The four-year program admission requirements (or Mature Student guidelines) apply, including the English prerequisite requirement.

      * 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 November 11, 2021

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