If you’re looking for a career working with families and helping individuals meet their full potential, you can get there from here with a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Science from OSU-Tulsa.
This flexible degree program prepares you to work at for-profit, nonprofit and government agencies in areas such as:
The HDFS degree is also the perfect foundational degree for graduate school for therapy, counseling, social work or other advanced study.
Whether you want to enter a human services field, advance in your current position or earn a higher salary, a bachelor’s degree from OSU-Tulsa will give you the skills, experience and credibility you need.
OSU-Tulsa’s undergraduate degree in HDFS is one of only two in the state nationally accredited as approved Certified Family Life Education Programs (CFLE), helping our graduates attain valuable certification that boosts their career prospects.
Students have the opportunity to participate in research including National Institutes of Health-funded projects helping community organizations.
OSU-Tulsa HDFS graduates work in settings including health care, community organizations, schools, corporate offices, government agencies and the military. Some organizations where graduates from our program can be found are:
The HDFS major has several options that can be tailored toward your desired career path or help accommodate elective credits you may already have earned. Internship and research opportunities provide additional experience to give you an edge in the workforce.
Graduates in this field find challenging and rewarding positions throughout the nation. They have increasing career opportunities in urban areas and may find professional positions in government agencies focused on “at risk” groups. Many students go on to attend graduate schools (law school, medical school or allied health).
Get more information about degree requirements and curriculum at the OSU Department of Human Development and Family Science website or by contacting OSU-Tulsa Prospective Student Services.
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