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Human Development and Family Studies (HDF)

Highlights about the programs
  • Within HDFS, you have the opportunity to explore majors such as Child DevelopmentEarly Childhood Development and LearningGerontology and Family Studies​
  • Graduates with our majors are eligible to become Certified Family Life Educators through the National Council on Family Relations .
  • Personal attention and mentoring relationships with our faculty of over 20 professors in classes averaging 35 students
  • Required internships provide hands-on experience for Child Development & Family Studies majors.
  • Learning opportunities within our state of the art Child Development and Learning Laboratory, accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
​ ​​The Child Development & Learning
Laboratory recently became certified
and registered as an official
Monarch Waystation

for the monarch butterfly.
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College of Education and Human Services | Central Michigan University | | 195 Ojibway Ct | EHS 426 | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-3079