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Janice Nikkel
Program Coordinator

Human Development and Family Science

Kansas State University’s online programs in human development and family science focus on the processes underlying human development in a family context across the life cycle. Through these programs, students can establish a solid background in human development while studying a specific discipline of their choice.

Bachelor's Degree

Individuals with degrees in human development and family science strive to serve the greater good along a specific academic discipline such as psychology, sociology, gerontology or women's studies and are employed in various social service arenas. Graduates of the program will be qualified to apply for the Provisional Certified Family Life Education (CFLE) designation administered by the National Council on Family Relations.

What can I do with this degree?

Graduates of the human development bachelor's degree meet the educational requirements for careers in:
  • Business, consumer and family resource services
  • Community-based social services
  • Education
  • Family intervention
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Early childhood education
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare and family wellness
  • International education and development
  • Research
  • Writing and communication

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Minor

The human development and family science minor is a concurrent minor available to students currently enrolled in an on-campus or online bachelor's degree program from Kansas State University.

What can I do with this degree?

Graduates of the human development minor program meet the educational requirements for careers in:
  • Business, consumer and family resource services
  • Community-based social services
  • Education
  • Family intervention
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Early childhood education
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare and family wellness
  • International education and development
  • Research
  • Writing and communication

Request Information