Child and Family Studies Program

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Child and Family Studies Program

Getting to the heart of the matter

The Child and Family Studies program at UT Permian Basin focuses on the development of children and families as they grow and change. Students can choose from three different tracks: Learning and Development, Social Agencies, or Applied Research.

Graduates of our our program will gain skills to work with children and their families in a variety of settings. 

Earn Your Degree- For Free!

At UT Permian Basin your college education is transformative, and money shouldn't hold you back. The Falcon Free program can cover your tuition costs and mandatory fees.


Why Child and Family Studies at UTPB?

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Numerous job opportunities in the community



Three different tracks to choose from

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Study and analyze children and family behaviors

Why should you study Child and Family Studies?

Our program will help students develop the skills needed to interact with children and families to help them overcome difficulties. Students will explore human behavior and learn how to navigate social structures and family relationships.

What are my job prospects?

After earning a degree in Child and Family Studies, students can have a career in a variety of different industries including:

  • Teaching
  • Early childhood program management
  • Social agencies
  • Non-profit foundations
  • Service/organization related to children and families

What industry specific skills will I learn?

Students will take coursework focusing on development of children, roles children play in our overall society, diverse relationships within families, multicultural perspectives of the family, and methods used to research issues related to children and their families.

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UTPB will cover 100% of tuition and fees for families making $100K or less!

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