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.
2019 Gertrude Weigum Hinsz Lecture
April 26, 2019
Featured Speaker: Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl