Human Development & Family Studies
Get personal attention and specialized training from Texas Tech's HDFS program.
The Human Development & Family Studies program focuses on the development of the individual within a family context, from prenatal development through old age. Students acquire a broad knowledge of family interaction and family dynamics so that they may understand and work with today's families as they continue to change and diversify.
Acquire a Broad Foundation for a Human and Family Development Career
Earning a degree from our Human Development and Family Studies program opens up a variety of career pathways and prepares you for Pre-Professional Health Careers such as:
- Assistant Director of Daycare
- Child Life Specialist
- Child Protective Services
- Community Relations and Education
- Criminal Justice
- Detention Officer
- Early Intervention Specialist
- Religious Studies
- Social Services
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech, language, and hearing sciences
Our bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies provides you with superior preparation for careers in teaching, social work, early childhood education, and related fields.
Texas Tech University provides you with an outstanding foundation for a career as an early childhood teacher.
Our master's degree in Human Development and Family Studies has a national reputation for excellence.
Our eLearning options provide distance education to a wide spectrum of potential and current professionals in gerontology and youth development.
Our Human Development and Family Studies Ph.D. program provides exceptional training for a faculty position.
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