48 months
Duration
21578 USD/year
21578 USD/year
12471 USD/year
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About

The Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Kent State University offers an interdisciplinary approach to individual and family development. 

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Overview

Students receive the knowledge and skills needed to help individuals and families across the lifespan to flourish in a global society. The degree prepares students for a wide range of careers in diverse settings, including family and community-based social services, prevention, nonprofit administration and family and community intervention. Core coursework focuses on development across the lifespan and understanding family relationships, the environments in which individuals live and learn and the unique strengths and needs of diverse individuals and families.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Human Development and Family Studies program from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Identify physical, cognitive, emotional and social dimensions of human development and family relationships.
  • Identify reciprocal influences of family, school, work and community contexts on human development.
  • Identify practical implications of human development and family relationship concepts.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of program development, delivery and evaluation.
  • Access scholarly sources and critically evaluate the quality of empirical research.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of theories, methods and principles of research.
  • Effectively communicate ideas in oral presentations and written papers.
  • Recognize the unique strengths and needs of individuals and families.
  • Apply knowledge of human development and family relationships through involvement with and study of diverse domestic and international populations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Development and Aging
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Interpersonal Relationships and Families (Divd)
  • Child Development
  • Management of Family Resources
  • Cultural Diversity: implications for the Helping Professions
  • Professional Development in Human Development and Family Studies 
  • Building Family Strengths 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: Feb. 1 - Application Deadline for Merit Scholarship Consideration

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • New first-year applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university (comparable to the completion of senior high school in the U.S.). A student who has previously enrolled in a post-secondary (higher education) institution is required to apply as a transfer student.
  • First-year undergraduate applicants should meet the minimum requirement of GPA 2.5 on a U.S. 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21578 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21578 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12471 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12471 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 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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