Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, Human Development & Family Studies / Child Development Practitioner
The University of Alabama

Program Details

The University of Alabama online offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Environmental Sciences to the online student.  This program concentrates specifically on Human Development and Family Studies as students prepare to enter a career as Child Development Practitioners.  Studies include but are not limited to:

  • Statistics
  • Psychology
  • Parent and Family Development

Graduates are prepared to begin or expand upon careers in Head Start agencies.  Learn how to guide young children through developmental stages with skills in problem-solving, communication, analysis, and more.  Curate knowledge in curriculum planning, leading families through solving issues, and prepare for work or further study in the field of Child Development with The University of Alabama online.


  • Must have at least 5 years experience as a lead teacher
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Offical transcript
  • A GPA of 2.5 
  • ACT/SAT scores (only if graduation less than four years)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges