Washburn University

Family and Human Services Department
CFLE Approved
Last Updated

The Family and Human Services Department at Washburn University offers a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Family Services addressing the 10 content areas for Family Life Education. Students have the option to take all courses online. This department also offers a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Addiction Counseling.


Program Overview
Campus Enrollment
Program Options
  • Undergraduate
  • Master’s
Areas of Study
  • Family Science/Studies - Master's
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
Department Address

Benton Hall, Room 311
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621
United States

Phone Number
Undergraduate Program
Undergraduate Program Type
Undergraduate Director
Deborah Altus
Undergrad Program Options
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Family Services
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Addiction Counseling
  • Minor in Human Services
  • Minor in Gerontology
  • Trauma and Recovery Certificate
  • Addiction Counseling Certificate
  • Non-Profit Management Certificate
Undergrad Courses Offered
  • Family and Human Services
  • Human Development
  • Skills for Helping Professionals
  • Prevention and Social Change
  • Service Coordination
  • Group Work in Human Services
  • Family Issues
  • Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Human Services
  • Working with Trauma
  • Working with Parents and Youth
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Issues in Aging
Undergrad Accreditations/Approval
Higher Learning Commission - North Central Region
Undergrad Comments

Areas of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies, Family Life Education, Gerontology, Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)

Graduate Program
Graduate Courses Offered
  • Master of Arts in Human Services/Addiction Counseling
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
Stacy Conner
CFLE Contact Email