Future Students

Future Undergraduate Students

Help. Teach. Serve. Understand. Students in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies are prepared to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families. You could help young children get off to a good start in life, provide support to families during difficult times, and enable senior citizens to make the most of life.

MAJORS: Developmental and Family Science; Early Childhood Education and Exceptional Needs; Family and Consumer Sciences Education; Human Services

In the video above, HDFS undergraduates talk about what has been meaningful to them during their experience in one of our four majors. Would you like to know more about the HDFS Department and our programs? Would you like to connect with a faculty member or student? We’d love to hear from you! Send an email to HDFSinfo@purdue.edu with your questions or join us on Flipgrid (use your Gmail account or the guest password: @HDFSinfo). We’ll be happy to connect with you. 

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Future Graduate Students

The 21st century is a period of rapid change as individuals live longer, families take different forms, work environments shift, and families with children struggle economically. The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies trains students to address these issues.

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Transfer Students

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