NDSU's Department of Human Development and Family Science offers a 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. We also offer the Ph.D. in Developmental Science and in Couple and Family Therapy, as well as a Masters Degree in HDFS with options in Family Financial Planning, Gerontology and Youth Development. We take pride in preparing our graduates for their future careers.
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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.
A pair of NDSU students earned 2017-18 Excellence Awards for use toward their master’s degrees. The $1,000 scholarships, awarded July 1, are from Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance.
Trisha Miller is studying for her master’s degree in youth development through the Department of Human Development and Family Science. She is set to graduate in December.
Janice Edwards is a master’s student in community development through the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.