Transfer Friendly - Degree Completion and Credit for Experience  99% Employed or Continuing Education, $29,000 Average Reported Starting Salary

Our Program

UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) has a strong, established reputation of preparing our graduates to work in a variety of human service related areas such as:

  • Human service agencies
  • Residential treatment programs and group homes
  • Afterschool/youth mentoring programs
  • Probation and corrections facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Older adult activity and living centers
  • Aging and disability services
  • Human resources management
  • Family resource centers
  • Youth summer camps
  • Child care facilities
  • Public/family policy and advocacy
  • Research

The program also serves as an excellent foundation for graduate school in disciplines including:

  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Student Personnel
  • Health and Wellness
  • Family Science 

What we offer:

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  Jennifer Reinke
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