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Our Programs are Human Centered

Step into a degree program that aligns with your desire for meaningful work. Our programs are designed to prepare you for careers that improve the human experience in all our life phases.

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Undergraduate Programs

Our majors and concentrations allow you to specialize in an area of your interest leading to a fulfilling career in a variety of human services and health arenas.

The B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies features five concentrations to choose from.

This major is for you if you would like to work with children between infancy and 8 years old.

Get a Bachelor’s in Human Development and Family Studies with the flexibility of an online curriculum.

The Gerontology Minor is for students in any major and will help you to develop an understanding of the aging process.

Master's Degree in Human Development and Family Studies

Take a deep dive into the human development and cognitive elements of psychology. We offer two specializations under the Master of Science in Human Development and Family Studies.  So you can customize your degree based on your career interests and goals.

Our master’s program prepares you for therapeutic and research-based careers. You can individualize your study to focus on what interests you most.

If you are drawn to helping families thrive, this is the program for you. Our program gives you hands-on counseling experience as part of your degree.

If you are interested in focusing your career in human-based research, this is the program for you. Many of our graduates complete a Ph.D. and work in academia.

Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Science

While earning a Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Science, you will conduct research into issues that affect the quality of life of individuals, families, and communities.

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