Human Development and Family Science, B.A. | Messiah University | Mechanicsburg, United States
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Human Development and Family Science

48 months
Duration
38550 USD/year
38550 USD/year
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About

If you're interested in enhancing the well-being of individuals and families throughout the lifespan, the Human Development and Family Science major at Messiah College may be for you.

Overview

Human Development and Family Science at Messiah College

Are you fascinated by the complexities of human development and family dynamics? If you are, Messiah College’s human development and family science (HDFS) major—affirmed by the National Council on Family Relations’ (NCFR)—is for you.

As an HDFS major at Messiah College, one of the top private Christian colleges in the U.S., you’ll learn how to strengthen individuals and families by focusing on relationships, human development and families through courses such as interpersonal and marital relationships, parenting, human sexuality, and family dynamics and intervention. 

Career options for human development and family science majors

  • Child life specialists
  • Case manager
  • Foster care or adoption workers
  • Early intervention specialist
  • Counselor
  • Geriatric care

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Marriage & Family
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Child Development
  • Human Sexuality
  • 3Community Services for Individuals and Families

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

123 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited senior high school or the equivalent. Course units from grades nine through twelve should include the following:

  • 4 units in academic English
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic mathematics
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic natural science
  • 2 or more units in academic social studies
  • 2 or more units in foreign language
  • 4 units in additional electives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mechanicsburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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