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Human Development & Family Studies at University of Delaware

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Human Development & Family Studies at University of Delaware

If you are interested in studying human development and family studies, you may want to check out the program at University of Delaware. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UD is located in Newark, Delaware and approximately 23,613 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Human Development & Family Studies section at the bottom of this page.

UD Human Development & Family Studies Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Human Development
  • Doctorate Degree in Human Development

UD Human Development & Family Studies Rankings

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There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in human development, making the school the #28 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Human Development Student Demographics at UD

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the human development majors at University of Delaware.

UD Human Development & Family Studies Master’s Program

100% Women
83% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 6 students graduated with a master's degree in human development from UD. About 0% were men and 100% were women.


In the human development master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 83% of degree recipients. That is 30% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Delaware with a master's in human development.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Human Development Grads May Go Into

A degree in human development can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DE, the home state for University of Delaware.

Occupation Jobs in DE Average Salary in DE
Preschool Teachers 2,150 $28,910
Childcare Workers 1,070 $22,300
Social and Human Service Assistants 840 $33,590
Community and Social Service Specialists 340 $41,680
Farm and Home Management Advisors 90 $56,620


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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