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    CCPA’s only undergraduate program

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Learn about major requirements, program curriculum, financial aid, internships, transfer credits, how to apply and more.

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HDEV academic advisors can help with academic guidance and assistance. We also have a peer mentoring program.

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. A degree in human development prepares you for a career in a variety of human services and educational settings. If you're interested in how people develop during their lifespan and you 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?

A degree in HDEV 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
Thinking of majoring in human development?

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(select human development under academic interest) or if you are ready, apply now


Last Updated: 12/1/15