Vancouver Island University

Child and Youth Care

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Human Services
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Description:Prepare for employment in the child and youth care field, ranging from early intervention with special needs infants and youth corrections to child protection and guardianship.Offers a speialization in Child Protection. Students wishing to complete a Diploma in Child & Youth Care apply to the degree program and may exit after two years with a Diploma.
URL:Child and Youth Care at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,806
International: $17,519

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

Entry at year 1: Grade 12. English 12* min C. Entry in year 2: Recognised Certificate in a Human Services discipline. or 30 first year university credits. Studies should include VIU Degree English Requirement and 6 credits of Human Development. Entry in year 3: Recognised Diploma in a Human Services discipline. Studies should include VIU Degree English Requirement (min. C+ average), 6 credits of Human Development (min. C+ average). Min. average GPA 2.33 (C+) calculated on the most recent 24 credits completed with Min. C+ in each individual course required for admission.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

* 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 December 11, 2019

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