The Master of Science in Youth Development Leadership Program is designed to equip students with the competencies, knowledge, and skills to help young people develop into healthy, competent, coping, and contributing citizens. The program prepares students to address issues facing youth in context of family and community with an emphasis on positive outcomes through a dynamic learning environment. Weekly synchronous online class time is scheduled in each course.
M.S. Youth Development Leadership Graduates at the December 2015 Clemson University Commencement
|Second Year M.S. Youth Development Leadership students returned to campus for the College of Health, Education, and Human Development Research Forum. Several M.S. Youth Development Leadership students were recognized at the Awards Ceremony of the College of HEHD Research Forum. Three students received College of HEHD Outstanding Graduate Student Awards.
Far Right – Rebekah Wilkes, Charleston, South Carolina; Career Coach, Palmetto Youth Connections
Second from Right – Lindsay Hicks, Crofton, Maryland; Project Assistant, FirstPic, Inc.
Third from Right – Valerie Smith, Hartsville, South Carolina, ESOL Teacher, Darlington County SC School District
|At the M.S. Youth Development Leadership 2nd year campus visit banquet, Dr. William Quinn, Coordinator of Youth Development Programs, and Dr. Lawrence Allen, Dean Emeritus, College of Health, Education, and Human Development, presenting the Lawrence R. Allen Professional Contributions to the Field of Youth Development Leadership Award to 2nd year M.S. YDL student Allie Avishai, Phoenix, Arizona; Program Director, Juvenile Arthritis Foundation.|
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