The HDFS curriculum prepares students to effectively engage with families across the lifespan and in a variety of service settings and professions, from early childhood education and care to family law and policy advocacy.
All students have opportunities to
conduct independent research
engage in globally-related activities through coursework and language study at Mason and abroad
participate in many forms of public service
prepare for their future careers through internships, career-focused minors and other college-to-career activities