A fully online 18-credit Certificate in Child, Youth, & Family Services is available to Minnesota State University, Mankato students or as a stand-alone certificate.

Online Certificate Program

Our certificate may be completed in just two semesters and is always 100% online.

Program Outcomes

  1. Examine dynamics within diverse family systems.
  2. Develop professional skills required of child, youth, and family services professionals.
  3. Assess community and family resources from an ecological perspective.


Career Opportunities

Our 18-credit online certificate program prepares students for employment/promotion in a variety of in-demand professions.

Student Experiences

Learn about program requirements and review a sample one-year curriculum.

Contact Us

Learn who to contact for more information or for a campus visit.