Career Placement - Human Development and Family Studies



Ph.D. students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
91% 0% 0% 9%

Response rate: 97%

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Master's students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
39% 0% 53% 6%

Response rate: 97%


Roles and Workspace for 2017 Ph.D. and masters graduates

  4-year college/master's university For-profit company: Finance Non-profit Research university Other
Extension/Outreach/Informal Education       1  
Faculty 2        
Human Resources/People Development     1    
Postdoc       1  
Research Staff   1   2 1
Other       2 1

* The above data is based on data from an employment survey completed within 6 months after graduation. If the percentages do not add up to 100%, the remaining graduates were not seeking employment at the 6 month mark.