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Family Studies

Our Family Studies program leads the way in developing national standards for family life educators. Earning a degree in family studies prepares you for graduate school, employment, and your personal life.


MEd in Family Life Education

This Master of Education with an emphasis on Family Life Education is designed for candidates seeking careers in family life and community education, and those seeking a more in-depth study of the historical foundations, policies and psychology of education and the theory, research and structure of family life education and family systems in general. Candidates will also integrate the best practices for theory-based program delivery, management, evaluation and research.

Master Degree Details

BS in Family Studies (Includes Online Option)

Learn to address the holistic needs of children and their families as a family life educator. Our bachelor’s degree in family studies qualifies you to apply to be a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations, a national certification recognized in all 50 states. For career options visit:

Bachelor Degree Information

Minor in Family Studies

A minor in family studies offers knowledge in issues regarding children and families. If you’re majoring in another field with a concentration in children and families, this minor adds depth to your course of study and reinforces an understanding of complete family dynamics.

Minor Information


Revised 07/18/23