Family Studies (B.A. and B.S.)
As a family studies major, you’ll apply the knowledge of theory and research to improve the quality of life for individuals and families. With a focus on positive outcomes and the holistic health of the family, you’ll develop expertise in advocacy, community programming and evaluation, family policy, and educational intervention. Upon completion of your major, you can apply for Certified Family Life Educator status from the National Council on Family Relations.
CMU’s family studies graduates find jobs in community and government agencies, including those serving families and the aging.