Interested in learning about or preparing for a career related to families? Search and filter below by location, degree level, area of study, and more to find the right academic degree program, minor, or certificate for you within Family Science — the scientific study of families and close interpersonal relationships.

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Areas of Study in This Guide

“Area(s) of Study” is a filtering option in this guide. The area of study for a listing indicates the main curricular focus of that program. Options include:

  • Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies: includes human development and Family Science curricula
  • Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family): focuses on one of more areas or stages of human development, such as the examples listed in parentheses
  • Family Life Education: focuses on Family Life Education, a practice area of Family Science that equips families to develop knowledge and skills to enhance their well-being and relationships
  • Family Policy: focuses on the development and evaluation of family policies, laws, and advocacy efforts
  • Family Resource Management: focuses on addressing decisions families make about developing and allocating resources
  • Family Science/Studies/Relations/Ecology/Services: focuses primarily on Family Science curricula. Programs may be titled with terminology other than Family Science, such as “family studies” or “family relations.”
  • Parent Education: focuses on the practice of parent education, one type of Family Life Education that centers on parenting practices, skills, and relationships
  • Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family): focuses on therapy or counseling that considers the family, couple, and/or marital relationships in which a person exists
  • Youth, Family, and Community Services: focuses on development, administration, and management of family and community service organizations/programs
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  • To update an existing degree program listing, use the Update a Listing form to submit your changes.
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About CFLE-Approved Programs

Campus Enrollment Size

CFLE Approved

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On-Campus
Hybrid
School of Family Life
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
Hybrid
School of Family Life
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
Hybrid
School of Family Life
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
CFLE Approved
On-Campus
Hybrid
School of Family Life
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Family Life Education
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
CFLE Approved
On-Campus
School of Family Life
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
Hybrid
School of Family Life
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Commission on Accreditation of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
School of Family Life
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
Hybrid
School of Family Life
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
School of Family Life
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Life Education
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
CFLE Approved
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
On-Campus
Department of Educational Psychology & Counseling
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC), American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC), American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC), American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC), American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC), American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
On-Campus
Department of Counselor Education
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC), Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Family Life Education
Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
CFLE Approved
Online
Department of Counseling
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Hybrid
Department of Counseling
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
School of Education
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Online
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Concentrations
Prevention Science
Marriage and Family Therapy
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Online
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Concentrations
Human Development and Family Studies
Pre-Health Professions
Leadership and Entrepreneurial Professions
Early Childhood Professions
Prevention and Intervention Sciences
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Science
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Science
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development & Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
CFLE Approved
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Online
Department of Human Development & Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Family Resource Management
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development & Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Online
College of Human Sciences Online and Distance Learning
Area(s) of Study
Family Resource Management
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Online
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development & Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development & Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Online
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
School of Social Work
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
On-Campus
School of Social Work
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
On-Campus
Online
Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
CFLE Approved
Online
Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Online
Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
On-Campus
Online
School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
Online
School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
On-Campus
School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)