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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

Kimberly Steele, PCC/S, LICDC-CS, LSW
Academic Program Director, Human Services
Office:  330-337-4283
Personal Cell:  330-853-8149

Admissions process

University Catalog and Roadmaps  2018 - 2019


National Council on Family Relations

International Institute for Human Service Workforce Research and Development

National Family Life Educator Certification