A Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Services can put you on the path to the following careers*:

Possible Careers for Child and Family Services Majors

  • Adolescent and family counselor
  • Before / after school programming director
  • Case manager
  • Child development therapist
  • Child safety advocate
  • Children’s advocate coordinator
  • Counselor
  • Day care center director
  • Early childhood interventionist
  • Early intervention specialist
  • Family advocate
  • Family daycare provider
  • Family resource coordinator
  • Family support specialist
  • Home visitor / family support worker
  • Homeless shelter advocate
  • Infant and toddler teacher
  • Infant interventionist
  • Juvenile outreach specialist
  • Social worker
  • Mental health programs
  • Mentor
  • Nanny
  • Parent educator
  • Recreation center director
  • Residential adviser
  • Respite services
  • Senior activity program coordinator
  • Social services specialist
  • Teacher assistant
  • Teacher counselor
  • Youth counselor

*An advanced degree or additional training may be required for some of these careers, with an associate or bachelor degree being a good first step toward this goal. This is not an exhaustive list of occupations and places of employment associated with this major.