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What will I learn?

The Youth Work and Out of School Time concentration prepares students to work primarily with school-age children and adolescents in out of school time programs. Such programs include after-school programs, juvenile justice, recreation, residential treatment, social services, mental health, and public health.

Courses in the major must be completed with a letter grade of C or better. CR/NC grading is not accepted.

Program Learning Outcomes

Our overarching learning goal is:

  • To promote and advocate for social justice and be culturally aware, sensitive, and responsive in the context of CAD:
  • To promote and advocate for social justice and be culturally aware, sensitive, and responsive in the context of CAD.
  • To understand the professional roles and responsibilities in the field of CAD in a variety of work settings.
  • To apply developmental, learning and cultural theories used in the context of the field.
  • To communicate clearly, respectfully, persuasively, coherently, and powerfully in the context of CAD including but not limited to working with children, families, and colleagues.
  • To write clearly, cohesively, and persuasively in the CAD genre in a variety of formats including but not limited to reports, policy analyses, assessments, and proposals.
  • To understand research methods, assessment, evaluation, and data collection, analysis, and reporting; to conduct action research in the context of CAD.
  • To be able to locate and utilize a variety of appropriate and relevant resources and technologies in the context of CAD.

Which department am I in?

College of Health and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,944.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected May, September 2022

Start date

24 January 2022

Venue

College of Health and Social Sciences

1600 Holloway Avenue, HSS Building, Room 204,

SAN FRANCISCO,

California,

94132, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed a high school/ secondary school and have a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) in the 4.0 grading scale or B- average, and that you have, or will have, the equivalent of US high school completion.

For international students

Complete a secondary/high school curriculum that totals 12 years of primary-secondary education, be qualified to enter a university in your home country and have a good scholastic record from an accredited/recognized school. Have a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) in the 4.0 grading scale or B- average in academic courses completed after 9th grade.

TOEFL score of at least 61, IELTS score of at least 6.0 or PTE score of at least 45 is required.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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