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

Program Details

Earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Environmental Sciences through the University of Alabama online.  This particular program focuses on Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Child Life.  Students enrolled in this program will take on studies including but not limited to:

  • Ethics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Parent and Family Development

Students are prepared to join healthcare teams as interdisciplinary members with a wide variety of specific skills.  Courses are available completely online, making this a flexible option for the working adult student in a competitive field.  High quality UA online faculty bring expert level knowledge to the classroom, ensuring exceptional professional development.  Graduates with this degree may qualify to take the Child Life Professional Certification Examination.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Offical transcript
  • A minimum high school 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