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The associate (2-year) degree in HDFS at DuBois integrates practical and academic experiences to provide the student with entry-level professional competence in the human service field.  The objective of the major is to offer a general education background, a knowledge base in life span and family development, and a core of professional skills that may be applied in program planning and service delivery activities.  The major is offered part-time, in the evening, and through independent learning.

There are three options available for the associate degree.

  • Adult Development and Aging Services Option
  • Children, Youth, and Family Services Option
  • Early Childhood Care and Education Option