Family and Consumer Sciences Education & Studies (B.S.)

Department of Human Development & Family Studies

The study of family and consumer sciences education and studies (FCEdS) at Iowa State University (ISU) has a long-standing reputation as one of the best in the nation. Today, we see family and consumer science educators as the glue for teaching youth valuable life skills.

As a student in family and consumer sciences education and studies, you’ll be able to choose from three options to further define your career path.

  • Teacher licensure
  • Communications
  • Professional studies

As a graduate of the Iowa State program you will enjoy a high placement rate after graduation in fields of your choice, including middle or high school education, public relations and writing, extension, youth and adult community programming, and non-profit organizations.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies