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Disability and Family Wellness minor

Disability and Family Wellness minor

Disability and Family Wellness at Messiah College

Given that one out of every five Americans has some form of disability, and many more care for individuals with disabilities, the disability and family wellness minor enhances students’ knowledge of disabilities and prepare them to be effective agents of care and change for the disabled population. Graduates are prepared to work with people representing a range of disabilities in a variety of professional capacities.

Job options for graduates of the disability and family wellness minor:

  • Therapeutic support staff
  • Child life specialist
  • Early intervention specialist
  • Foster care/adoption case workers
  • Teachers
  • Ministers

Human Development and Family Science

The disability and family wellness minor is offered through the Department of Human Development and Family Science.
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