Students majoring in child and family studies have a variety of career opportunities upon graduation. (Not exhaustive list)
- Case management for both profit and nonprofit organizations, day care providers, half-way homes, youth/adult/senior citizen's programs or group homes.
- Research and evaluation for community centers, hospitals, adoption agencies, rehabilitation centers or camp programs.
- Writing, editing or researching for organizations focused on children and family (book publishers, radio/TV stations, nonprofit organizations, newspapers, magazines or manufacturers).
- Social Services for federal, state and local government agencies.
- Program advocate/coordination/evaluation for child care programs, health and wellness agencies, women's protective agencies.
- Teaching and administration for religious organizations, day care centers (private or public), extended school programs, private homes, family day care.
Recent JBU graduates who majored in this field are working or have recently worked in the following organizations:
- Paidia in Bethlehem (Israel)
- Department of Human Services
- Children’s Advocacy Center
- Camp War Eagle
- Nehemiah Project and Boys’ Ranch in Kitwe, Zambia
- Little Lighthouse
- Kids Across America