CFLE-Approved Programs

NCFR recognizes degree programs that offer coursework covering the 10 Family Life Education content areas as CFLE-approved programs. Graduates of these programs can apply for the provisional-level Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) credential offered by NCFR, using an abbreviated application process.

This page lists all CFLE-approved degree programs in the U.S. and Canada, including each program's CFLE course checklist and program contact/representative.

With questions about CFLE approval or the CFLE credential, please email NCFR's Emily Vang

Abilene Christian University

Child and Family Services (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Greg Brooks

American Public University System

Human Development and Family Studies (B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Kathleen L. Mangeri

Anderson University

Family Science (B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Leroy Andrew Quashie

Human Development and Family Studies (B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Patty Slaughter, Ph.D.

Andrews University

Religious Education (M.A., Ph.D.), Family Life Education Focus

Approved
CFLE Contact: David Sedlacek

Arizona Christian University

Family Studies (B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Carolyn Pela, Ph.D., LMFT, CFLE

Auburn University

Human Development and Family Science (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Angela R. Wiley

Ball State University

Family and Child (B.A. or B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Scott Hall

Baylor University

Child and Family Studies (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Nicole McAninch

Bowling Green State University

Human Development and Family Studies (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Laura Landry-Meyer, PhD, CFLE

Bridgewater College

Family and Consumer Sciences (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Donna Hoskins

Brigham Young University

Family Life: Family Studies (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Stephen F. Duncan, Ph.D., CFLE

Family Life: Human Development (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Stephen F. Duncan, Ph.D., CFLE

Brigham Young University-Idaho

Marriage & Family Studies/Child Development/Family & Consumer Sciences

Approved
CFLE Contact: Kevin Green, Ph.D., CFLE

California State University-Long Beach

Family and Consumer Sciences (B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Nilufer Medora, Ph.D., CFLE

California State University-Los Angeles

Child Development (B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Rakel Delevi, PhD, CFLE, LMFT

California State University-Sacramento

Family Studies & Human Development (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Henry Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Central Michigan University

Family Studies (B.A. and B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Jeffrey J Angera, Ph.D., CFLE

Central Washington University

Family and Child Life (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Amy M. Claridge, Ph.D.

Concordia University-Ann Arbor

Family Life (B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Joshua B. Kittleman, CFLE

Concordia University-Saint Paul

Family Science (Accelerated B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Michael Walcheski, PhD, CFLE

Family Science (B.A.)

Approved
Course Checklist:
CFLE Contact: Michael Walcheski, PhD, CFLE

Family Science (M.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Michael Walcheski, PhD, CFLE

Concordia University-Wisconsin

Family Life (M.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Val Keiper

East Carolina University

Family and Community Services (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Sharon Ballard, PhD, CFLE

Eastern Illinois University

Human Services Program Administration (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Dr. Mikki Sherwood, CFLE

Eastern Kentucky University

Child and Family Studies (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Mary A. Sciaraffa, CFLE

Florida State University

Family and Child Sciences (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Cynthia B. Wilson, Ph.D., CFLE

Freed-Hardeman University

Family Sciences (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Keith Mask, CFLE

Georgia Southern University

Child and Family Development (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Meghan Dove

Great Lakes Christian College

Family Life Education (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Dr. Matthew W. Allison, MA, PhD, LPC, LLMFT, LSC, CFLE

Harding University

Family Life Education (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Denise Fisher, CFLE

Illinois State University

Human Development and Family Science

Approved
CFLE Contact: Tammy S. Harpel, Ph.D. CFLE

Indiana State University

Human Development and Family Studies (B.S.)

Approved
Course Checklist:
CFLE Contact: Leah Myers

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Human Development and Family Science (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Kalani Palmer, Ph.D., CFLE

Iowa State University

Child, Adult, and Family Services (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Lisa Enloe, M.S.

John Brown University

Family and Human Services (B.S.)

Approved
Course Checklist: JohnBrownChecklist2021.pdf
CFLE Contact: Melissa Hall, Ph.D.

Johnson University

Family Studies (B.A. and B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Dr. Birney Joshua Fish, Ph.D.

Kansas State University

Applied Family Science (M.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Melinda Stafford Markham, Ph.D., CFLE

Applied Family Science (Ph.D.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Melinda Stafford Markham, Ph.D., CFLE

Human Development and Family Science (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Kari Morgan Ph.D.

Kent State University

Human Development and Family Studies (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Dr. Maureen Blankemeyer, Ph.D., CFLE

Human Development and Family Studies (M.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Dr. Maureen Blankemeyer, CFLE

Loma Linda University

Marital and Family Therapy (M.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Winetta A. Oloo, Ph.D., M.S., LMFT

Systems, Families, and Couples (Ph.D.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Winetta A. Oloo, Ph.D., M.S., LMFT

Longwood University

Sociology (B.A. or B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Dr. Lee Bidwell, CFLE

Louisiana Tech University

Human Development and Family Science (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Katie Marie Barrow

Lubbock Christian University

Family Studies (B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Carlos Perez

McNeese State University

Sociology (B.A.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Ilya Okhotnikov

Messiah University

Family and Consumer Sciences Education (B.S.)

Approved
CFLE Contact: Raeann Hamon, Ph.D., CFLE