University of Technology, Jamaica - Bachelor of Science in Child and Adolescent Development
The Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Adolescent Development equips graduates with specific competencies and skills for working in a variety of settings including government and non-governmental agencies such as juvenile welfare centers, social welfare agencies, healthcare facilitates, schools, youth care facilities and community based rehabilitation programmes. Possible roles include field officers, children’s officer, administrators, child advocates, supervisors, child care aides, transition officers for persons with disabilities, and research assistants.
The course is four(4) years in duration, organised on a full-time basis over an academic year consisting of approximately thirty weeks (2 semesters) in Year 1 and 2. Year 3 and 4 consists of forty two(42) weeks (2 semesters and a Summer Session).