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Faculty of Community Services

Graduate programs

Ryerson’s Faculty of Community Services supports graduate students to pursue advanced practice and research, opening the door to rewarding careers, community leadership and engaged citizenship.

Ryerson Child and Youth Care student

Child and Youth Care (MA)

Intensive examination of clinical practice, approaches to research, and management and policy development prepares you for advanced practice and leadership within the child and youth care field.

Early Childhood Studies (MA)

Enrich your understanding of diversity and inclusion. Prepare for leadership roles in a variety of sectors — including child care, family supports, education and health care. Gain a strong foundation for a career in research, policy and academia.

Ryerson Master of Nursing students

Master of Nursing (MN)

The Course Stream prepares students for management and leadership roles in policy and education. Graduates of our Thesis Stream contribute to evidence-based practice as researchers, academics and more.

Ryerson PHCNP Certificate student

Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate (PHCNP)

Prepares professional nurses who hold a Master of Nursing to write the College of Nurses of Ontario’s NP - Primary Health Care (Ontario) exam and work as Nurse Practitioners in a variety of exciting practice settings.

Ryerson Master of Nursing student

Combination MN/PHCNP

Students earn a Master’s degree and PHCNP Certificate concurrently, preparing them to write the College of Nurses of Ontario’s NP - Primary Health Care (Ontario) exam and work as Nurse Practitioners.

Ryerson Nutrition Communication student

Nutrition Communication (MHSc)

Advance your ability to communicate nutrition and food issues to diverse audiences. The accredited practicum option prepares future dietitians for success, while the MRP option supports experienced dietitians to become leaders in nutrition communication.

Ryerson Dietetics students

Dietetics (PMDip)

Achieve the Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice via classroom and practicum courses offered through partnerships with St. Michael's Hospital and North York General Hospital.

Ryerson Social Work student

Social Work (MSW)

Learn about anti-oppression and critical approaches to social work. Transform practice in child welfare settings, school boards, clinical and community programs and government institutions.

Urban Development (MPl)

Learn to integrate urban culture, nature, inclusion and sustainability frameworks into urban development and design, and pursue career advancement in a range of planning roles.