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  • Sport Based Youth Development

    Sport Based Youth Development

    Dean provides the opportunity for a rewarding career with a certificate in Sport Based Youth Development from Dean College.  

    This program aims to address an increased demand for professionals that have a deep understanding of how to integrate intentional youth development programs within a sport context.

    This new certificate will ensure that professional in the field will be able to develop and work within and organization who employs a sports based youth development methodology; using sports to provide the supports and opportunities youth need to be healthy contributing citizens now and as adults. 

    Graduates with a certificate in Sport Based Youth Development are ready to enter a four year program or segue directly into the profession. 


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    Course Sequence

    Sport Based Youth Development

    Sport Based Youth Development Credits
    SBD 100
    Introduction to Sport Based Youth Development
    SBD 300
    Sport in Society
    SBD 305
    Administration of Sport Based Youth Development Programs
    SBD 310
    Sport Pedagogy
    SBD 315
    Coaching Techniques and Practice
    SBD 320

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