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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.

HDFS Majors - Apply for Professional Development Funding
The HDFS area is committed to supporting undergraduate and graduate student involvement in professional activities such as conference attendance, research presentations and creative endeavors. Student Funding Application

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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