CYFS Admissions


Students must be admitted into the program to earn a baccalaureate degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies. Students enter the CYFS program by completing the requirements listed below and submitting the Opt-in Form. Admission requirements are the completion of 90 credits (junior standing), ED 420 Intro to Education and Society, and PSY 311 Human Development or PSY 460 Child Psychology or their equivalents.

Information sessions are held for students who are considering applying to the program. Visit the Information Sessions Calendar for upcoming session dates and times.

Newly admitted students must attend a program orientation, scheduled near the beginning of each term (Fall, Winter, and Spring).

Visit Information Sessions Calendar »

Complete CYFS Major Opt-In Form »


Hillary Hyde »
CYFS Program Director

Staci Martin »
CYFS Practicum Coordination

Melissa Penners »
BSW Program Assistant
(503) 725-8241