Employment Possibilities

Graduates of the program can expect excellent opportunities for employment in the human service sector. Given the growth in childcare programs, after-school youth services, and local growth in the area of mental health services provided to children and adolescents, employment is expected to increase at rates exceeding the supply of individuals trained for these services. The following list denotes possible employment locations for Human Development and Family Studies graduates:

  • Preschool Programs
  • Childcare Facilities
  • Youth and Family Centers
  • Head Start Programs
  • Family and Social Service Agencies
  • Women’s Clinics
  • Pregnancy Prevention Programs/
  • Planned Parenthood Associations
  • Military: Family Services/Family
  • Support Centers/Childcare
  • County Children or Family Services Agencies
  • County Extension Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Residential Treatment Centers
  • Family Violence Centers
  • Child Abuse Shelters/Prevention Agencies
  • Consulting Firms
  • Children’s Justice Centers/Juvenile Court Systems
  • Behavioral Health Agencies
  • Counseling Agencies
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Girl Scout Councils
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Park District Recreation Programs
  • Child Abuse Prevention Agencies
  • Family Life Education Programs
  • Rehabilitation Services Agencies
  • Parent Training Centers/Parent Instructor
  • Programs/Parent-Child Centers
  • School Districts
  • Special Education Cooperatives
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Health Care Centers
  • United Way Agencies
  • Child Placement Services
  • Assessment/Research Facilities
  • Long Term Care and Senior Centers