Child and Family Studies

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Department of Child and Family Studies

Weber State University
1351 Edvalson St, Dept 1301
Ogden, UT 84408-1301

Phone: 801-626-7151


What can I do with a degree in Child and Family Studies?

You can become an early childhood and family life educator. You can create environments that enhance the lives and healthy development of children, adults and their families.

What will I learn in the program?

You will gain a thorough understanding of family relations, child growth and development, interpersonal relations, resource management and family finance. Get hands-on experience in the Melba S. Lehner Children’s School. 

Degrees available

  • Bachelor's degree (major and minor)
    • Dual Certification: Early Childhood and Elementary Education
    • Early Childhood
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Family Studies
    • Child Development (minor only)
  • Associate's degree
    • Early Childhood 
  • Emphases
    • Bilingual Education
    • Bachelor of Integrated Studies

What is the application process?

Although there is no application deadline, we encourage you to apply early and register for classes. Contact the Department of Child and Family Studies for specific information or to schedule an advisement time.