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Be the true leader of this era who practices love.

Students can learn about professional theories and practices so they can help children form proper character and enhance their potential.

Under the founding philosophy of "the practice of love," various theories on children's studies and the latest educational programs and certification courses for infants and parents will be used to cultivate child education experts with practical skills in the field.

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About the Department of Child Studies & Education

Through e-learning, which is a new educational paradigm in the information age of the 21st century, the Department of Children's Studies at Hanyang Cyber University is enhancing theoretical knowledge of children's studies and practical skills related to the field of infants and toddlers (young child education institutions, child counseling, parent education). At the Department of Children's Studies, the nation's top faculty members provide a professional and practical curriculum that can be applied directly to the field.

Department Features

Specialized Curriculum

The curriculum can be divided into three areas: Child Education, Child Counseling, and Family Development. The curriculum consist of basic courses for general understand of the field and more in-depth courses involving child development. After graduating from this Department of Children's Studies, you can obtain various (national, private) certificates of qualification.

Hanyang Cyber University Mission Nanodegree

- It is a curriculum that is organized and operated by actively applying changes in educational demand along with social demand and business demand.

  • It provides a flexible academic system necessary in adaptation to rapid changes in the fields of the Fourth Industry and in the improvement of job performance.
  • In addition to education in one’s major, it provides diverse experience as an educational aid for acquiring knowledge necessary for career development and growth.
  • Based on a convergence education system, it aims to provide a curriculum through which other majors can be experienced with a minimum number of courses.

- As a 'mini curriculum', it is the minimum unit (12 credits) of the certification process.

나노디그리 (12학점)

  • Parent Education Specialist
  • Child Counseling Specialist
  • Specialist of Disabled Children

Operation of Child Family Counseling Practice Room

The Child and Family Counseling Practice Room of the Department of Child Studies & Education at Hanyang Cyber University is a space where students can directly learn, through the actual operation of various kinds of services including counseling and therapy for children and parents. (Afterwards, moved to an HYCU mission nanodegree)

  • Parent Education Expert Course
  • Child Counseling Expert Course
  • Integrated Disability Education Expert Course
  • Graduate School Preparation Course
Characteristics of Education Infrastructure
  • Informative educational contents from top professors at home and abroad
  • Credit exchange with Hanyang University
  • Specialized education through three detailed tracks
  • Major track for obtaining Childcare Teacher Level 2 Certificate
  • Guidance on advancing to renowned online and offline graduate schools at home and abroad
  • Various scholarships and overseas training opportunities provided
  • Cultivating knowledge and strengthening expertise through the curriculum
  • Student welfare benefits and courses linked to overseas internships

Careers after Graduation

Employment opportunities in various fields such as corporations and public institutions related to each major track of Child Education, Child Counseling, Family Development.

  • Early Childhood Education Institution Teacher

    Teachers of national, public, and private daycare centers, Teachers of integrated daycare centers for children with disabilities

  • Early Childhood Education Related Research Institutes and Administrative Agencies

    Research and administrative positions

  • Counseling Field

    Child counselor, Youth counselor, Family counselor, Couple family counselor

  • Graduate School, Study Abroad

    Domestic graduate schools, Study abroad, etc.

Certificates related to Department of Children' and stories of seniors

  • Childcare Teacher CertificateGo to
  • Childcare Teacher for Infants
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  • Youth Counselor CertificateGo to
  • Child Counseling CertificateGo to
  • Child Education Expert CourseGo to
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HYCU ON/OFFLINE
Program

  • Online Education Program for Creative Talent

    Comprehensive Education Infrastructure
    High-quality lectures by faculty who combine theory and practice
    Continuous improvement of lecture quality through introduction of lecture development management system
    High-quality Liberal Arts Subjects
    Professional educational contents in five areas, including humanities and social science
    Opportunities to obtain certificates and gain actual experience
    Operating various certification curriculum courses
    Level 2 childcare teacher certification, youth counselor, childcare teacher for infants and children with disabilities, child counselor. Developmental rehabilitation service_play psychological rehabilitation
    HYCU degree curriculum (Mission Nanodegree) available
  • Professional Network through OFFLINE Support System

    Acquisition of master's and doctoral degrees
    Guidance on admission to renowned graduate schools at home and abroad, including Hanyang University and Sejong University
    Scholarship benefits for students of graduate school at Hanyang Cyber University
    Offline practice opportunities
    Enhancement of practical counseling ability through child family counseling practice room
    Providing face-to-face classes and practice for obtaining childcare teacher certificate
    Various scholarships
    A variety of scholarship programs such as excellent grade scholarship, office worker scholarship, full-time housewife scholarship, and Hanyang alumni scholarship
    Welfare Benefits for Students in Need
    Discounts on medical treatment for students and their family members when using the Hanyang University Medical Center
    Support for credit exchange with Hanyang University and use of various facilities
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