Human Development and Family Science (B.A.)

Department of Human Development and Family Science

Program Features:

  • This degree program integrates psychology, sociology, family science, and education—creating a course of study that prepares students to be an advocate for individuals and families in schools, communities, elder care settings, advocacy groups, and more.
  • Because this program studies how humans and families develop over their lifecycle, students are career-ready when they graduate, able to enter jobs that promote mental and physical wellness, healthy parenting, child development, and senior care.
  • For students wishing to continue their studies, this undergraduate degree is an excellent foundation for any of a number of graduate tracks, including Counseling/Family Therapy, Education, Family Law, Public Policy, and more.
  • Mason’s proximity to DC makes it an ideal place to explore the impacts of new ideas and public policy in education, community development, family counseling/support programs, and elder care communities.
Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC)