Why Should I major in Human Development and Family Sciences?

Human Development and Family Sciences majors will develop skills to work with all ages, from child development to later stages of life. Our students who graduate with this degree can pursue careers working with individuals and families in nonprofit, government and private sectors.


Wondering what you can do with a degree in Human Development and Family Sciences?

There are multiple community development career options for a HDFS graduate. Graduates can be employed in various public service fields, or choose to continue their education through graduate or professional school.

Family Crisis Center
Child Welfare Counselor
Hospice Care
Alcohol and Drug Treatment
Employee Assistance
Community Education
Youth Corrections