Helping Professions

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Do you want to improve the quality of life for individuals and families? Are you interested in teaching the next generation of leaders, strengthening relationships in your community, or helping others manage their finances? If so, one of our helping professions majors may be right for you.

Agricultural Technology Management and Education

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Learn how to use technology and modern production techniques to enhance food safety and security, while building management and business skills. Students who want to inspire future generations can pursue an agricultural education certification.

Family Studies & Human Development

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Improve the quality of life for individuals and families with a degree in family studies and human development. You'll gain insight into human behavior and learn how to build stronger, healthier relationships among families and across communities.

Personal & Family Financial Planning

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Gain a deep understanding of how personal beliefs, values, and lifestyle influence how we save, invest, and prepare for the future. You'll be well-prepared to meet financial planner certification standards and to find work in financial planning and wealth management. *

*Our program is approved by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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We're happy to answer any questions you have about the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences or the admissions process. Please contact one of our recruiters for more information: