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Youth Development

University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
Duration
24738 USD/year
24738 USD/year
11870 USD/year
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About

The Youth Development program at the University of Illinois at Chicago provides students with strong grounding in research and theory concerning the cognitive, social, emotional, moral, and physical development of youth, as well as knowledge of contextual and institutional factors that lead to positive developmental outcomes for youth. 

Overview

Overview

The Youth Development program at the University of Illinois at Chicago has two primary strands: (A) An Applied Strand aimed at producing high-quality professionals to work within the field of youth development, and (B) a Research Strand aimed at providing students planning to seek doctoral degrees with preparatory training and background in developmental theory, research methods, and statistics.

Interdepartmental graduate concentrations in Survey Research Methodology and Violence Studies are available to students in this program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Urban Youth Development 
  • Social Development of Urban Children 
  • Research Design in Education
  • Characteristics of Early Adolescence
  • Advanced Adolescent Development
  • Advanced Educational Psychology
  • Advanced Developmental Psychology and Educational Processes

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Transcripts of all undergraduate and any graduate work must be submitted.
  • Baccalaureate Field No restrictions. Previous course work in psychology preferred.
  • Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation are required.
  • Personal Statement This required statement must address the applicant’s previous experiences working with youth, specifically work with youth in urban contexts, as well as professional and scholarly goals.
  • A College of Education application form should be submitted as well as the official university application. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5935 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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