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, 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.
Stepping On Program: NDSU researches examine fall prevention efforts for seniors.
Sean Brotherson, professor & NDSU Extension family science specialist and
Jane Strommen, assistant professor of practice and NDSU Extension aging specialist