Human Development and Family Science

This program provides a comprehensive program grounded in family science theory, research, and professional practice and application for individuals to work with children and families. This career path provides students with knowledge and intervention skills that will assist them in helping to prevent and remedy interpersonal problems experienced by individuals in their family relationships, building on the family’s strengths. In addition, human development and family science will prepare students for graduate school (e.g., family science, family therapy, social work, counseling psychology, and law), or for employment in human services agencies or programs.