Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science

The Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science focuses on the interrelationship of individuals throughout the lifespan and the impact of social and economic factors on the family system. Students learn about communication skills, human growth and development, family dynamics, parenting and child guidance skills, family economic issues, and research and theory. Graduates are prepared for professional work with social and community agencies serving individuals and families.This degree program has been deemed a CFLE-approved academic program by the National Council on Family Relations Certified Family Life Educator program so that you can apply through the abbreviated application process to become a CFLE upon graduation.

Program Information

College: Agricultural Consumer and Environmental Sciences

Program Credits: 120 credits

Program Length: 4-6 years

Cost Per Credit Hour: $395.40

Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

Program Chair: Kourtney Vaillancour


NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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