The program prepares students for a variety of careers such as administrators of child development or family services programs, child development specialists, school age program coordinators, youth program specialists, community education instructors, parent educators, family financial planners, consumer advocates and family public policy advocates.
The HDFS undergraduate major provides a foundation for students interested in working with individuals and families. HDFS graduates are in demand in community settings, businesses, and organizations for their knowledge of family and group dynamics, as well as their skills in program development and training. Graduates also have an excellent foundation for additional training in teaching, school counseling, marital and family counseling, social work, family law, and occupational therapy.
For more information, please contact the HDFS Advising and Internships Office at (775) 682-6838.