Rhode Island College Youth Development B.A.
Rhode Island College Educational Studies Department, HBS
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
The Rhode Island College Youth Development B.A. program, provides foundations in education, social work, and non-profit studies and a student-chosen minor. Graduates of this program work with children and youth in a variety of contexts and settings including: community centers, justice and probation, after-school programs, summer programs, health and wellness, sports and recreation, arts and theatre, music, youth ministry, K-12 schools & higher education. Across these and other contexts, graduates support youth in reaalizing their competence, confidence, connections, caring, and critical thinking towards social justice.
Candidates earn both a B.A. and a Certificate in Non-Profit Studies. This degree is ideal for undergraduates who would like to work with youth but who do not want to pursue a traditional teaching career.
The Rhode Island College Youth Development B. A. program is located in the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development.