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Human Development and Family Science

Please note: We are no longer accepting students into this program.

Our mission is to enhance the development of individuals and families across the lifespan through teaching, research, and community engagement at the local, state, national, and international levels.

The human development and family science bachelor's degree program at Kansas State University provides undergraduate students a strong foundation of coursework and experiences that will lead to an abundance of opportunities to work with people of all ages in a large variety of settings. Courses in the program focus on the development of the individual in a family context throughout the life cycle. Students will select an area of concentration or they may select the internship option with approval by supervising faculty.

The program is recognized as an approved program by the National Council on Family Relations for the Certified Family Life Educator designation.

To learn more about the undergraduate degree in family studies and human services, review the additional resources on this page as well as the university course catalog. The family.science site also offers additional information about this field of study and the career options it offers.


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