Students in this major are concerned about today's families and want to help families find solutions to challenging circumstances. Students are prepared for careers in community and home-based programs, health-related agencies, and mental health agencies. Students develop critical knowledge in child development and family studies, skills for working with people in service agencies, and research skills.
Points of Pride
- Internships provide valuable professional experiences with clients, as well as an opportunity to learn first-hand how community agencies work. Internship sites are available in Indiana, throughout the United States, and abroad.
- Students within the College of Health and Human Sciences can enhance their educational experience through participation in academic organizations such as the Association for the Care of Children's Health, Association for the Education of Young Children, and Council on Family Relations.