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Human Development & Family Science Career Opportunities

A degree in human development and family science provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for a successful career in a variety of employment sectors. Employment opportunities for human development and family science graduates exist in almost all sectors of society.

Some areas of practice include:

  • Corrections systems
  • Government
  • Health/wellness clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Human service agencies
  • Media organizations
  • Military-related agencies
  • Policy organizations

Besides working in social agencies and community programs, or pursuing graduate degrees, some graduates of the human development and family science program have served in the military as officers and leaders deployed overseas.