Our Alumni

Graduates of the HDFS program gain an interdisciplinary understanding of human development and the contextual factors that make individuals and families thrive across the life course.  The application of knowledge to real-world issues is central to our program. Graduates of the program are poised to become leaders in academic and applied settings. In addition to faculty positions at universities and colleges, recent graduates have careers in government, human service agencies, educational and prevention programs, technical assistance organizations, and policy institutes. A few of our graduates and their current or first-destination positions are showcased below.