Careers

Sample careers in our undergraduate Human Ecology programs

Community Development
Community education (i.e. ESL, environmental, parent support)
City planning and economic development
Youth advocate/organizer
Nonprofit administration
Human Development
K12 teaching (with certification)
Health sciences (with professional training)
Child care (teacher, director)
Landscape Architecture
Public agencies (Cal Trans, State Parks, City/County/National Parks)
Professional design offices (urban design, ecological planning, recreational facilities, etc.)
Private practice (residential, designbuild)
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Farming and ranching
Education/community organizing and development
International development

Sample careers in our graduate human Ecology programs

Child Development (MS)
Education (teacher, specialist, administrator)
Child care (teacher, administrator, counselor)
Social service, community agencies
Community Development (MS)
Government agencies/Cooperative Extension
Economic development and housing corporations
Land trusts, farmland preservation organization
Nonprofits and public interest groups
Geography (MA & PhD)
University educator and researcher
Government agencies (Forestry, USDA, Cal Trans)
Private sector and nonprofits (research, communication, data analysis)
Human Development (PhD)
University educator and researcher
Government agencies (research;, program evaluation, policy development)
Nonprofits and social service agencies (nonprofit boards, administration)