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Family Studies at Weber State

Weber State’s family studies degree teaches caring, patient students how to make a difference by helping families address complex issues as family life educators.

Family Studies Highlights

Weber State’s Child & Family Studies Student Association allows you to make friends, network with industry professionals and get more involved in your major.

We offer family studies courses at Weber State University Ogden, WSU Davis and Davis High School, along with courses combining face-to-face instruction and online learning.

Beyond the Classroom

Every year, Weber State hosts the Families Alive Conference, where you can network and join workshops to learn ways to enhance the lives of families.

Fayth Bushman

Class of 2014

“Every one of my professors made a positive impact on my life, and all of the classes I took proved to be a valuable lesson in my life and have guided me toward my future career.”

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

You will develop the ability to create environments that enhance the lives and healthy development of children, adults and families over the lifespan.

Our curriculum covers family relations, child growth and development, interpersonal relations, resource management and family finances.

What You CAN DO After Weber

As a Weber State family studies graduate, you can become a personal coordinator or family caseworker. You’ll also be qualified to work in:

  • Social service agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Community education centers
  • The judicial system
  • Police departments
  • Rape crisis centers
  • Employee assistance agencies
  • Child care centers

If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor