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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On-Campus
Couple and Family Therapy Department
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
Online
Hybrid
California School of Professional Psychology
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
On-Campus
Online
Hybrid
California School of Professional Psychology
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
On-Campus
Online
Hybrid
California School of Professional Psychology
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
On-Campus
Online
Hybrid
California School of Professional Psychology
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
Hybrid
Counseling, Therapy & Wellness
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
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
Department of Couple & Family Therapy
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
On-Campus
Department of Couple & Family Therapy
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development & Family Science
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Child Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
On-Campus
Department of Applied Human Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Online
Department of Counseling and Family Sciences
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)
On-Campus
Department of Family Therapy
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
On-Campus
Department of Family Therapy
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
On-Campus
Department of Human Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Marriage & Family Therapy
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
On-Campus
Department of Community, Family, & Addiction Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development, Family Studies, and Counseling
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Science
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
On-Campus
Online
School of Allied Health
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)