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Online B.S. in Human Development & Family Science – Family Services

The online Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Science with a concentration in Family Services takes a family-oriented approach to human services. The online curriculum is designed to provide students with the flexibility to complete their degree, alongside a strong background in the social and behavioral sciences related to development and the administration of programs for individuals, children, and families.

Using an integrative strengths-based approach, the online program addresses issues that individuals, families, and communities face across the lifespan, with focus on empowerment and reinforcing existing strengths.

Sample Occupations

  • Social Work Agencies (adoption and foster care)
  • Case Management
  • Resource & Community Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Public & Family Policy Analysis
  • Family Life Educator
  • Nonprofit Administration
  • Early Intervention Programing
  • Program Evaluation
  • Victim and Child Advocacy
  • Community Action Worker
  • Substance Use, Rehabilitation, & Mental Health Programming

HDFS Specific Coursework Requirements

Select fully online sections from the following courses:


Human Development and Family Science Core Credit Hours: 27-30


Family Services Concentration Credit Hours: 24


View complete program of study here.


Opportunity to pursue Accelerated Bachelors to Masters (MPA-ABM) with Human Development & Family Science – Family Services degree

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Last updated: 8/5/2022