NDSU's Department of Human Development and Family Science takes pride in preparing our graduates for their future careers.
Choose a career for the future...make a difference! Whether one is teaching first graders how to read or helping families with financial difficulties, human development professionals have a lasting impact on those they serve.
HDFS Department Degree Options
Bachelor's Degree in Human Development and Family Science: with options in: Child and Adolescent Development, Family Science, Child Development /Elementary Education, Family Science /Social Work and Adult Development and Aging. Undergraduate information.
Graduate degrees - on campus:
Ph.D. in Developmental Science
Graduate degrees - online: Masters Degree in HDFS: with options in Family Financial Planning, Gerontology and Youth Development. Online masters program!
Graduate Certificates - online: Youth Development, Youth Program Management and Evaluation, Gerontology, and Family Financial Planning with options in financial planning, and financial and housing counseling.