University of Nebraska - Kearney

Department of Family Studies & Interior Design
CFLE Approved
Last Updated

The Family Studies Program in the Department of Family Studies and Interior Design is approved by the National Council on Family Relations as offering coursework that leads to the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation. The mission of Family Studies is to enable families, both as individual units and generally as a social institution, to build and maintain systems of action which lead: (1) to maturing in individual self formation, (2) to encourage enlightened, cooperative participation in the critique and formation of social goals and means of accomplishing them, and (3) to enable individuals to be critically aware of consumer resources and their management as well as to develop the competence to base actions upon rational, responsible decisions.

Program Overview
Program Administrator
Dr. Sharon Obasi
Department Emphasis
  • 100% Family Studies
Campus Enrollment
Program Options
  • Undergraduate
Areas of Study
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
Department Address

1917 West 24th
Kearney, NE 68849
United States

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Undergraduate Program
Undergrad Program Options
  • Family Studies
Undergrad Courses Offered
  • Lifespan Development and the Family
  • Human Sexual Behavior
  • Infant Development
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Family Life Education
  • Marriage and Family Relationships
  • Parent Education
  • Personal Money Management
  • Survey of Sexual Behavior
  • Individual Studies in Family Studies
  • Selected Readings in Marriage and Family Relationships
  • Family Resource Management
  • The Aging Adult
  • Internship
  • Cross-Cultural Family Patterns
  • Families in Crisis
  • Special Problems in Family Studies
Undergrad Accreditations/Approval
CFLE Information

NCFR recognizes schools offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs with course work that follows the Standards and Criteria required for approval as a Provisional Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE). NCFR approval allows the school to offer their graduates the opportunity to apply for Provisional Certification using the Abbreviated Application process. The CFLE Checklist represents the courses that meet the CFLE criteria at that school. Students must complete all the courses on a checklist in order to qualify to apply for the CFLE designation through the Abbreviated Application process.

Program Approved Since
CFLE Contact
Tami James Moore, Ph.D., CFLE
CFLE Contact Email