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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Children, Youth, and Families Graduate Certificate

Intended for currently admitted graduate students wishing to develop knowledge and skills necessary for studying and working with children, youth, or families from diverse cultural backgrounds internationally and in the U.S.

Campus Code

Knoxville Campus

Graduate Certificate Type

Stand-Alone (earned terminal degree required)


Admissions Standards/Procedures

Certificate candidates must currently be admitted to a graduate program at the university or hold a terminal degree and submit an application for the certificate and be officially admitted through the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Academic Standards

A minimum 3.50 graduate GPA must be earned in all certificate courses.

Credit Hours Required

12 graduate credit hours

Required Courses

Non-Course Requirements

  • Coursework for the certificate must be completed at the University of Tennessee within a five-year period.
  • Other courses may, where appropriate, be substituted for the courses listed above with the permission of the program coordinator.

To receive the certificate, students must:
1) complete the Graduate Certificate Course Verification Form (located on the Graduate School webpage under the Forms Central tab) and
2) through MyUTK, apply to graduate from the certificate program.