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What is HDFS?  December 15th, 2011

At the heart of the helping professions, the human development and family sciences major prepares students for rewarding careers working with children, youth, adults, and families, as well as teaching and research. If you are interested in making a difference for diverse people and communities, you’ll want to explore this major.

Career possibilities

Job titles of HDFS graduates include the following:

  • Youth Program Specialist
  • Caseworker for Seniors
  • Community Activity Director
  • Housing Service Worker
  • Social Worker
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Emergency Relief Worker
  • Program Planner
  • Neighborhood Outreach Worker
  • Adoption Agency Counselor
  • Personnel Officer
  • Volunteer Management
  • Childcare Coordinator
  • Crisis Intervention Worker
  • Foster Care Caseworker

OSU Career Services is also a great resource for student career opportunities.