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Human Development and Family Studies - Child, Youth, and Family Development

University of North Carolina Greensboro

48 months
Duration
22562 USD/year
22562 USD/year
7403 USD/year
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About

The Department of Human Development & Family Studies (HDFS) is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service regarding human development and close relationships across the lifespan.  The Human Development and Family Studies - Child, Youth, and Family Development program is offered at University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Overview

Our objectives are to educate the next generation of HDFS professionals and scholars, to generate new knowledge, and to foster the well-being of individuals and families in their everyday lives. The Human Development and Family Studies - Child, Youth, and Family Development program is offered at University of North Carolina Greensboro.

As a premier HDFS department, we focus on early care and education; child, youth, and family development; and aging while committed to interdisciplinary study, diversity, and internationalization.

Degree Outcomes

  • Graduates have gone onto graduate school for counseling, social work, human development and family studies, public health education, student personnel administration in higher education, and early childhood literacy employment.
  • Graduates have gone on to work at the UNCG Child Care Education Program, Guilford Child Development, Guilford County Schools, Our Children’s Community School, Head Start and Early Head Start programs, individually-owned family child care homes, UNC TEACCH Autism Program, Tristan’s Quest, Family and Consumer Sciences, Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center, Act Together Crisis Center—Youth Focus, YWCA, and Department of Social Services.

The Student Experience

  • Majors in the Child, Youth, and Family Development concentration complete internships in a variety of local agencies such as the Children’s Home Society, Family Service of the Piedmont, The Women’s Hospital, Tristan’s Quest, Greensboro Urban Ministry, and American Red Cross.
  • Undergraduate students serve as research assistants for a variety of projects within Human Development and Family Studies.
  • HDFS and the Department of Social Work offer a language and culture immersion in Costa Rica every other summer as an opportunity for students to increase their knowledge of Latino culture and improve their Spanish language skills. Participants have daily language instruction and stay with Costa Rican families.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Human Development Across the Life Span
  • Families and Close Relationships
  • Infant and Child Development
  • Adolescent Development: From Puberty to Young Adulthood
  • Adult Development
  • Issues in Parenting
  • Research Methods in Human Development and Family Studies
  • Professional Development in HDFS
  • Families and Children in Global Perspective
  • Issues Affecting Women and Families
  • Family Diversity
  • Families in Middle and Later Years
  • Advanced Family and Developmental Studies Seminar
  • Work and Family Linkages
  • Current Family Theory and Research
  • Current Developmental Theory and Research
  • Supervised Professional Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

122 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Completed International Admissions Application
  • A nonrefundable application fee of $65 USD
  • Essay/statement of purpose (optional but strongly encouraged)
  • Official English language proficiency score report*
  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended**
  • Official secondary education / high school transcripts or GED certificate, in English**
  • For freshman applicants or transfer applicants with less than 24 credit hours, or where necessary
  • Copy of valid passport (photo/signature page only)
  • Copy of valid F1 visa (photo/signature page only) – for transfer-in students coming from a U.S. institution only, or, copy of valid other visa types (ex: H4, E2, L2)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22562 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22562 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7403 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7403 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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