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Department OF Human Development
What is human development?
Human development (HDEV) is the study of how children, youth, adults and families change and face challenges throughout their lifespan. HDEV prepares you for a career in human services and educational settings. Interested in how people develop during their lifespan? Want to make a difference in the world by helping people? Consider an undergraduate degree in human development.
What degree is available?
Students completing the 124-credit hour program will earn a BS degree in human development.
What can you do with a human development degree?
An HDEV degree prepares you for a career or graduate studies working with or in:
- Youth and families
- Community organizations
- Social justice and advocacy
- Public and nonprofit service
- Immigration studies
- Counseling and social work
- Law and education
- Healthcare and medicine
Thinking of majoring in human development?