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Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science

Explore the Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science at NMSU Online

This 100% online bachelor’s degree program focuses on the impact of social and economic factors on the family system, and the interrelationship of individuals throughout the lifespan.

NMSU Online's Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science program guides students to 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 to work in a variety of settings including, but not limited to: childcare, family life education, human services agencies, and therapy.

Become a CFLE-Approved Family Life Educator

NMSU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science degree program is a CFLE-approved academic program by the National Council on Family Relations Certified Family Life Educator.

Upon graduation, our students can apply through the "Abbreviated" application process to become CFLE certified. NMSU Online's program is designed to prepare graduates for professional work with social and community agencies that serve individuals and families.

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Career Pathways

Graduates of NMSU Online's bachelor's degree program in Human Development and Family Science are well prepared for a range of career positions in the helping professions, such as:

  • Community Outreach Personnel
  • Health Professions
  • Human Resource Services
  • Long-Term Care Administration
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Officer
  • Social Services

 

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