North Carolina Central University

School of Graduate Studies

Human Development & Family Studies


1801 Fayetteville St.

Durham, NC 27707

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Human Development & Family Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Human Development & Family Sciences (HDFS) concentration prepares students to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities through the study of a variety of topics, including: human growth and development across the lifespan, principles of leadership and supervision, changing family structures, program evaluation techniques, and curriculum and program planning. The concentration requires 36 graduate credits and offers a thesis and non-thesis (internship) option.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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