Child and Family Development (B.S.)

Department of Family & Consumer Sciences

The child and family development major is focused on preparing individuals to work with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children and their families in a variety of settings.

This program meets state of Michigan requirements for child care center directors. It does not provide Michigan Teacher Certification.

Recent graduates hold positions with Great Start (non-teaching), Migrant Head Start, and YWCA; in child development centers, youth programs, alternative education settings, hospitals, and faith-based organizations; as early childhood educators, and parent educators.

CFLE Approved
Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies