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Bachelor of Child and Family Studies (CFS)


The Bachelor of Child and Family Studies (CFS) is a two-year post-diploma degree available to graduates of the Early Childhood Care and Education diploma program at Holland College or equivalent programs at similar post-secondary institutions. This post-diploma degree provides the opportunity for students to continue their education through a concentration in Family Science.

Admission Requirements

Students must meet the UPEI admission requirements for this degree by completing the college diploma with a minimum overall average of 70 per cent. For students who completed their diploma ten or more years previously, their application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students are subject to all of the Academic Regulations of the University.

Application Process

All applications must be submitted to the UPEI Registrar’s Office. Your complete application package will include:

  • Undergraduate Application
  • UPEI Application Fee 
  • Official transcripts from the post-secondary institution where you are enrolled or completed your diploma, and any other post-secondary institution where you have taken a course. If you are currently enrolled in a diploma program, you may be accepted into the degree program conditionally, and you will need to submit a final transcript when it is available.

Department contact: appliedhumansci@upei.ca

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