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YFCS Graduate Programs

Fully online. Student focused.

Creating Leaders Who Support Youth and Families

Demand is high for qualified professionals to teach, administer and create educational programs and support systems for children, youth and families in North Carolina and beyond. Our graduate programs prepare and strengthen current and future professionals to work with youth and families in community-based settings.

You can earn a master’s degree in Youth, Family, and Community Sciences, or a graduate certificate in Family Life Education and Coaching, Leadership and Volunteer Management, and Youth Development and Leadership.

Add a CFLE Certification to Your Degree

In 2014, the National Council on Family Relations approved the YFCS graduate program as a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) program. With careful course selection, you can achieve certification as a Certified Family Life Educator. (CFLE).

Certified Family Life Educator