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Human development is a pre-professional degree that provides a solid foundation for an advanced degree as well as prepares students to go directly into the workforce. Get advice from recent HDEV graduates.

Graduate school

Binghamton's human development program serves as an excellent starting point for graduate school in disciplines including:

  • Education
  • Law
  • Public service/public administration/public policy
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Social work
  • Alcohol and drug counseling
  • Mental health counseling
  • School counseling
  • Health and wellness
  • Family science

Many of our students elect to pursue graduate studies at Binghamton, and with more than 90 graduate programs it is easy to see why. Learn about graduate studies at Binghamton University.

Recent HDEV graduates are pursuing graduate studies at...

  • Binghamton University
  • Boston College
  • Columbia University
  • CUNY Baruch
  • CUNY Hunter
  • Fordham University
  • Hofstra University
  • Hunter College
  • Liberty University
  • Marywood University
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
  • Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Seton Hall University
  • St. John's University
  • SUNY Albany
  • SUNY Buffalo
  • SUNY Cortland
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • SUNY Oneonta
  • SUNY Stony Brook
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Yeshiva University

Employment (or what can you do with a degree in human development?)

A degree in human development is the key to a variety of careers such as school counselor, health promotion specialist, substance abuse counselor, social worker, rehabilitation counselor, psychotherapist in private practice, youth program director, child development specialist, human resources coordinator and a host of others.

Recent HDEV graduates are employed at...

  • American Hebrew Academy
  • Binghamton University
  • Broome County Office for Aging
  • Catholic Charities
  • Children's Corps
  • Children's Home of Wyoming Conference
  • Family Planning of South Central NY
  • Global Communication Works
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HBO
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Maine-Endwell School District
  • Maryam Broukhim, MD
  • McGrann Paper Corporation
  • MediaMath
  • Morgan Stanley
  • New Country Day Camp
  • Nigel Frank International
  • Noble Hospital
  • Ocean State Waves
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Success Academy Charter Schools
  • Teach for America
  • The Jones Group
  • The Learning Center, St. Anthony of Padua
  • The Legal Aid Society of New York City
  • UJA-Federation of New York
  • United Health Services
  • Villa of Hope
  • Yachad National Jewish Council for Disabilities
  • YMCA

Career placement assistance

The following resources are available to help you gain employment following graduation:

  • Staff in the CCPA Career and Professional Service office provide a number of one-on-one support services to students. These include career consultation and exploration, job search advising, résumé and cover letter assistance, interview preparation and much more. The office is located in the UDC-218.
  • The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development assists students throughout their college experience. They offer help in choosing a career path, identifying and securing opportunities that will allow you to gain experience and conducting a successful job search. The center is located on the main campus, in the University Union, Room 133.

Last Updated: 9/15/17