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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. 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
- Healthcare and medicine
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