Family Studies Major
The Family Studies major equips students with the skills to educate and support families in a variety of human service related fields. Training in theory and research is connected to professional practice so that students are able to enter human service careers at the Bachelor level. All Family Studies majors are eligible to apply for Certified Family Life Educator status from the National Council on Family Relations upon completion of their degree.
HDFS in Action gives you the opportunity to explore the programs featured in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Central Michigan University and to participate in the HDFS Poverty Simulation Workshop!
Family Studies Minor
This minor is designed to complement a large number of majors, particularly those that prepare students to work in health and human service settings