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Child, Youth, and Family Studies 

Portland State University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
29837 USD/year
29837 USD/year
10081 USD/year
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About

The Child, Youth, and Family Studies major at Portland State University represents an integration of theory, research, and practice from multiple disciplines, and it is a unique blend of liberal arts and professional education.

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Overview

Child, Youth, and Family Studies graduates from Portland State University may begin careers as early childhood educators, social service agency administrators, parent educators, family advocates, youth workers, social services caseworkers, early intervention/special education assistants, and services providers for community agencies serving children, youth, and families. The major also provides a foundation of course work for students who intend to pursue graduate work in education, counseling, social work, public administration, juvenile justice, conflict resolution, or other related disciplines.

Specializations

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education for School Aged Children
  • Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education
  • Family Life Educator
  • Youth Worker
  • Child Welfare/Human Services
  • Administration of Programs
  • International Worker
  • Human Development/Child Life
  • Families in Society

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Critical Histories in CYFS: Gender/Race/Class 
  •  Families in Life Course Perspective 
  • Families, Stress, and Change 
  • Family Theories 
  • Examining Bias and Belief 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To enroll as a freshman (first year), you must have completed secondary school or high school. Your education must be equivalent to United States secondary school or high school education.  
  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29837 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29837 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29837 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29837 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10081 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10081 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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