Rhode Island College’s B.A. in youth development program is committed to social justice and to training today’s youth to lead. If you are interested in a professional career as a youth worker, this program will prepare you to work with individuals ages three through 21 in afterschool programs, recreation centers, community arts centers, youth residential housing, justice and probation sites, youth ministry and governmental agencies. In addition to your coursework, you will learn leadership and management skills, culminating in a Certificate of Undergraduate Study in nonprofit studies in addition to your B.A. degree.