Human Development and Child Studies
Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-3077
Fax: (248) 370-4242
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Faculty and staff are discussing the possibility of developing a post-master's certificate and/or degree program to prepare individuals for work as special education supervisors and/or special education directors. Please take this short survey by clicking on the button above.

Teaching Opportunities
Occasionally, our department has opportunities for individuals with advanced degrees in education or other discipline as appropriate to teach undergraduate or graduate level courses or supervise practicum experiences. Persons interested in such opportunities are encouraged to submit their vita directly to us at We thank you for your interest in advance.

Human Development and Child Studies

The Department of Human Development and Child Studies (HDCS) consists of two main areas of study:

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The mission is to provide an exceptional educational experience that promotes and celebrates educational excellence. Dedicated faculty and staff are committed to providing a supportive environment that facilitates learning and the development of students as they pursue their studies in these disciplines.