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Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Studies

Program Details

University of Wisconsin-Stout now offers its BS in Human Development and Family Studies online. This degree-completion program is designed for adults with work or family obligations. The program offers convenience, flexibility and affordability. This online program prepares graduates for a variety of human service related professional careers such as child care management, senior living center management and activities coordination, residential treatment programs, juvenile corrections and family advocacy. In addition, the program is an excellent foundation for advanced studies in marriage and family therapy, clinical social work, professional counseling and much more. After meeting general education requirements, students will shape their career paths by relevant courses in subjects such as family relationships, human development at all stages, family dynamics, human sexuality, cultural diversity, family resource management and abuse in the family. Students benefit from quality course delivery from experienced instructors in an established program.


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required. Admissions requires associate’s degree or equivalent. Official transcripts.

Accreditation & Licensing

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