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8 Semesters (4 Years)
Credential Awarded
Honours Bachelor Degree

Seneca is delivering this program in an online format in January 2021. Learn more about technical requirements for online learning.


As a leader in academic pathways, we offer a range of options that will allow you to take your credential further in another Seneca program or a program at a partner institution.

To learn more about your eligibility, visit the Academic Pathways web page.

Advanced Entry

The chart below shows the number of semesters remaining to complete the degree and your start term options based on the diploma program you completed.

To learn about your eligibility visit the admission requirements page.

Program January start May start September start
Child and Youth Care No entry 5 semesters 6 semesters
Early Childhood Education 5 semesters No entry 5 semesters

Students are also required to complete a work term.

Child and Youth Care graduates: This pathway is available at King Campus. Eligible students should note they may incur extra course fees in order to complete the degree in the time specified above. Students are advised to work closely with their Program Co-ordinator to plan their timetable each term, as some courses may be offered at Newnham Campus or will be available online. Due to course availability, a September start will have a longer path to degree completion.