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
For Degree Program Representatives
  • To update an existing degree program listing, use the Update a Listing form to submit your changes.
  • To request to add a new listing to this guide, use the New-Listing Request form to fill out all applicable information about the program.
About CFLE-Approved Programs

State/Province

CFLE Approved

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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
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
Department of Human Services and Community Leadership
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Online
Department of Human Services and Community Leadership
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Online
Department of Human Services and Community Leadership
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
CFLE Approved
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
CFLE Approved
On-Campus
Department of Counselor Education
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Counselor Education
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
CFLE Approved
On-Campus
College of Education and College of Health and Human Sciences
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
On-Campus
Center of Applied Psychological & Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
On-Campus
Early Childhood Programs
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC), National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
On-Campus
Early Childhood Programs
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC), National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
On-Campus
Department of Human Development & Family Studies
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Accreditations
 Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
CFLE Approved
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 Counseling
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) | Higher Learning Commission (HLC)