Students majoring in family and human 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.
- Case worker - for adoption agencies.
- Graduate school - many graduates choose to go on a get their master's in a particular field of interest.
- Department of Human Services in many states look for graduates who have specialized in a degree for social work with children and families.