MSU Denver

Become a Human Development Major and Earn Your Family Studies Degree

People face different challenges and require different types of interventions when they are 3 years of age than at 60. What are those challenges? How are we different as kids, adolescents or senior citizens? How can we help people thrive throughout their lifespan? These are some of the questions you will address as a Human Development and Family Studies major. Benefits of the MSU Denver program include:

  • Service-learning and internship experiences at nearby nonprofits and government agencies
  • Modern resources that include a computer lab, observation rooms, and state-of-the-art media equipment
  • A variety of career paths in early childhood and elementary education to eldercare or graduate study
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Hispanic Serving Institution

MSU Denver continues to serve the highest number of Hispanic/Latina/o/x students among institutions of higher education in the state of Colorado..

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Civically Engaged Campus

More than 70% of registered MSU Denver students voted in the 2020 Presidential Election.

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Nationally Ranked as #3 in Most Innovative Schools

In 2021 U.S. News ranked colleges making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities.

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$1000 Renewable Annual Scholarship for New and Returning Students

If you are a new or returning MSU Denver student interested in completing a fully online degree, this scholarship is for you.

Email [email protected] for details.

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Access and Affordability

Access and affordability is our mission. 30% of our students pay no tuition/fees, 46% receive aid, and our tuition is among the lowest in the state.

EMAIL [email protected] TO LEARN ABOUT ZERO TUITION AND FEES.

Success Coaching for MSU Denver Online Students

  • Success coaches work one-on-one with you to develop a personalized success plan
  • Specialized resources for online students can include trainings, referrals, monthly meetings, and resource recommendations

How to Apply