Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$309 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Choice This program is available either 100% online or as a blend of online coursework and in-person classes in Portland, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. Human Development and Family Sciences – Online + Portland

Hybrid learning in Portland

You can earn your Oregon State University human development and family sciences degree in Portland. This new opportunity pairs face-to-face learning experiences with the rigor and flexibility of Oregon State's online classes.

Join us for weekly brown bag sessions

When: Every Wednesday starting April 3* through June 12 from noon to 2:00 p.m.
Where: OSU Portland Center, room 2006
What: Drop by to learn more about the program, course offerings, see the space.
Contact: Jenny Sasser;; 503-341-0594

*Note: No brown bag on May 22.

While you still have the option of earning a nationally ranked Oregon State HDFS degree 100 percent online, you also have access to in-person class sessions and opportunities to connect with faculty, students, alumni and community at the OSU Portland Center at Pioneer Square.

Planning to take classes in Portland?

Find important details about the OSU Portland Center for currently enrolled students, including information on immunizations, OSU ID cards, how to register for classes, student resources and more.

Browse a list of all HDFS courses and those from other disciplines that will be delivered on-site at the OSU Portland Center.

Support and career development

Jenny Sasser, Oregon State HDFS instructor

Instructor Jenny Sasser is ready to work with HDFS students as they explore the human experience through a blend of online coursework and in-person classes at the university’s new location in Portland. Read more »

Take advantage of a variety of student support services, events and professional development activities available in Portland:

  • One-on-one advising
  • Meetings with faculty
  • Student work groups
  • Volunteer and outreach opportunities
  • Networking

Want to learn more?

Explore other Portland + Online opportunities and see what else Oregon State's expanded presence in PDX means for you.


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