B.S. in Human Development and Family Sciences – Online
Embrace your passion for helping others
Experience matters. OSU's College of Public Health and Human Sciences builds on a 100-year-plus legacy of ensuring health and well-being for people across the lifespan—in the United States and beyond.
Be part of a rewarding career that empowers individuals, families and communities to survive and thrive. HDFS majors explore how individuals develop and become resilient over time — particularly within the contexts of family, school, work and society. They also consider how difficult environments, such as living in poverty, can make lives and relationships more challenging.
This degree program is offered by OSU's .
Learn in Portland
If you live in the Portland region and want to complement your online student experience with face-to-face learning, you can do so at the new OSU Portland Center at Pioneer Square.
Learn more about this innovative approach that combines the convenience of online learning with valuable in-person sessions that create a sense of community and enhance student success.
Benefits of learning online with Oregon State
- All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known for their research, expertise and innovation.
- Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
- OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.
Get the support you need
Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.