Child and Youth Care Diploma

Child and Youth Care Diploma graduates will be qualified to work directly with children and youth in schools, community centres, addictions services and much more. 

Program Options

The Diploma in Child and Youth Care is a two year program with full time and part time offerings. The full time program is taught in person and during the day. Part time classes are held in the evenings.

Students who wish to obtain a 2 year diploma in Child & Youth Care must apply to the 4 year Degree program and can exit after 2nd year. Students who exit after 2nd year will need to apply for 3rd year entry if they choose to return and complete years 3 & 4. 

Apply to the ONLINE option and complete the diploma requirements within 3 years. Courses in the online Diploma program are offered in the evenings and delivered in a synchronous format.

Student Success Story

Child and Youth Care grad Ravina Dhaliwal uses her experience to connect with young Indigenous clients.

Student Success Story Douglas College Blog

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Learn more about the Indigenous Pathway, a unique pathway into the CYC degree.

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For information about admission requirements, courses, intake dates and more, visit the Program and Course Catalogue. 
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