Human Development and Family Studies | Kent State University

Human Development and Family Studies

Human Development & Family Studies Bachelor of Science

Human Development & Family Studies’ Bachelor of Science prepares graduates to provide support services to families and educate individuals for the responsibilities of family living.

  • Curriculum follows the standards set by the National Council on Family Relations
  • Interdisciplinary approach to individual and family development across the lifespan
  • Minors available in Human Development & Family Studies; Nonprofit Studies; Hospitality Management; and  Gerontology
  • Master Degree in Family Studies available

HDFS Advisor Contact Information

Dr. Steven Toepfer
HDFS Program Coordinator
Phone:  330-337-4283

Admissions process

University Catalog and Roadmaps  2017-2018


National Council on Family Relations

International Institute for Human Service Workforce Research and Development

National Family Life Educator Certification