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Welcome to the Family!

The School of Family Studies and Human Services is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals and families. Through interdisciplinary research, teaching and engagement, our nationally prominent faculty produce developmentally informed practitioners, researchers and educators, conducting cutting-edge research that serves Kansans.

You can find us in four buildings on the Manhattan campus, at Kansas State Polytechnic and through Global Campus. Our faculty, staff and supervised student specialists provide direct services and outreach to enhance the health and well-being of individuals and families through K-State Research and Extension, Hoeflin Stone House Early Childhood Center, the Speech and Hearing Center, the Family Center, the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, a financial planning clinic and a community mediation services program.

We offer exciting programs via traditional and distance education formats that address human needs through a holistic approach. Come for a campus visit. Stay for an undergraduate or graduate degree. Earn a graduate certificate to enhance your skills.

We welcome you to our family - the School of Family Studies and Human Services.

Dorothy B. Durband, Ph.D.
Professor and School Director
dottie@k-state.edu

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