Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Studies
Colorado State University

Program Details

The online BS in Human Development & Family Studies degree program provides students with coursework and field experience focused on individual and family development across the lifespan. Studies examine how people develop and change, and how family, community, and society affect human development. Graduates are prepared to pursue careers in areas such as:

  • Early childhood services
  • Adolescent intervention
  • Programming for older adults
  • Support for children and families in healthcare settings
  • Community outreach


  • Must have 60 credit hours for transfer, or an AA or AS degree
  • 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher (2.5 cumulative GPA preferred) 
  • Prerequisites in mathematics

Special Accreditation

This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits is required, including a required 12 transfer credits. Official transcripts of previous college coursework completed, with cumulative 2.0 GPA or above. High school graduation or equivalent.

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission