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Overview
Penn State Worthington Scranton's HDFS program focuses specifically on community human services, helping students prepare for positions within the community human service agencies serving children, adolescents, families, and the aged. Penn State Worthington Scranton offers both the Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees in Human Development and Family Studies.

Associate Degree (2FSCC)
This major integrates practical and academic experiences to provide the student with entry-level professional competence in the human service field. Students specialize in one of the following:

ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING SERVICES OPTION

CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILY SERVICES OPTION

Baccalaureate Degree (HFSCC)
Human Development & Family Studies
Lifespan Human Services Option

This dynamic program is designed to help you prepare for work in the expanding human services field. It blends the theoretical underpinnings of human development across the life span with hands-on, applied practice in community settings. As a unique feature of this program, you will become familiar with the specific human services organizations and needs in the community.  Learn more


Internships

Career Options

Volunteering in the Community