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B.S. in Human Development and Family Science: Adult Development & Aging

 

Program Description

Sample plan of study

Frequently asked questions

Admission requirements

Tuition and Fees

Contact information

 


 

Program Description

Prepare for a career that involves work with the aging population. Course work in the online B.S. in Human Development and Family Science: Adult Development & Aging degree program focuses on typical developmental trajectories of adults in later life with a particular emphasis on contextual influences.

 

The adult development and aging undergraduate option also includes a field experience component. All students are given the opportunity to work in a professional placement during their undergraduate program. This requirement enables students to apply their course work to a professional position as they prepare to move into important careers with adults and aging individuals

 

View Human Development and Family Science Program Fact Sheet

 

Other careers require preparations beyond the bachelor's level. An HDFS degree is excellent preparation for students considering graduate work. If you are interested in a complementary graduate program, consider our online M.S. in Human Development and Family Science degree with options in Gerontology and Family Financial Planning.  Both of these programs also have online graduate certificate programs available.

 

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Sample Plan of Study

HDFS Core Courses: (20 CREDITS)

Adult Development & Aging Core Courses: (9 CREDITS)

HDFS Major Electives: (9 CREDITS)

Additional Courses:

Total Credits: 122

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Admission

Apply for admission
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Tuition and Fees

This degree is charged at the North Dakota resident rate regardless of the resident status or location of the student.  Student fees are charged for all NDSU classes up to 12 credits.  If you are taking more than 12 credits there are no student fees charged.

 

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Contact information

NDSU Department of Human Development and Family Sciences
Phone: 701-231-8268
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Web: www.ndsu.edu/hdfs/

NDSU Distance & Continuing Education
Phone: 1-800-726-1724 or 701-231-7015
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NDSU Office of Admission
Phone: 1-800-488-6378
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Web: www.ndsu.edu/admission/

 

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