Completion of our Human Development and Family Studies major prepares students for work in a variety of human service settings. These include youth services organizations, parent education programs, allied health care settings, juvenile and adult corrections, family and community services, long-term care facilities, and church and military family life programs.

Graduates are also well prepared to pursue an advanced degree in the behavioral and social sciences, marital and family therapy studies, human development, or other professional programs, leading to teaching, counseling, research or administrative positions in social service, government, education or church settings.

The Human Development and Family Studies graduate is also qualified to receive provisional certification in Family Life Education from the National Council on Family Relations.