Department of Human Development

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A diverse understanding

Circles iconIf you are interested in how people change and grow over time, consider studying human development.

Our multidisciplinary program will give you an understanding of individual development across people’s life span within the context of diverse families and communities.


The program you want

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Learn about human development and family relations across the life-span, as well as the interaction of individuals and families within the community environment.


Career opportunities

Compass iconA degree in human development qualifies you to work in a variety of education and social service settings with people of all ages.

You might work for Head Start, a public school, a residential treatment center, a family service program, juvenile corrections, a youth center, or a community-based program for the elderly.


Contact us

Email us or call 360-546-9721. We look forward to hearing from you.