College of Education

Human Development and Family Science Department

HDFS Related Careers

Teaching and Education

  • Preschool and child care center directors
  • Pre-K, TK, special education, and elementary teacher
  • Youth workers
  • Adult literacy, English-as-Second-Language (ESL), and General Equivalency Development (GED) teacher
  • Recreation therapist
  • Recreation leadership

Counseling and Social Work

  • Marriage and family therapist
  • Social worker
  • School psychologist or counselor
  • Youth and family services


  • Survey researchers
  • Political scientist, psychologist, sociologist
  • College professor

Health Services

  • Paramedical
  • Home health aide
  • Occupational therapy
  • Child life specialist


  • Human resources
  • Public relations
  • Training and development managers
  • Compensation and benefits manager

Advocacy and Non-profit Work

  • Administrative services managers
  • College administration and student services
  • Government administration and management