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The University of Louisiana at Monroe adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed, or religion, national origin, sex, marital or parental status, age, disability, veteran status, or political belief. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. The programs value diversity and actively recruit minority students from the area and across the nation. The MFT programs (M.A. and Ph.D.) are housed within the School of Health Professions. The M.A. Program was developed in 1983 and was first accredited in 1987. The Ph.D. was approved in 1995 and admitted its first students in 1996, and has been accredited since 2001. Admission to both programs is limited and is granted for the fall term each year. The programs only offer advanced degrees in systems based Marriage and Family Therapy. In 2010 we began an online Ph.D. program in MFT with a concentration in Systemic Studies.  The program is 100% online, is non-clinical and is not accredited

Areas of Study
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Doctoral
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
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Child and Family Studies provides the tools for understanding and working with children and families in a variety of settings. The program of study focuses primarily on the various stages of human growth and development over the life span, families in society, diverse relationships within families, human sexuality, family resource management, parenting and family law and public policy. Students in this program are trained to intergrate knowledge of child/adolescent development, adult life stages and human relations into service-oriented assistance.

Areas of Study
  • Child or Adolescent Science/Studies - Undergraduate
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
CFLE Approved
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To prepare students for successful careers in the field of Social Sciences concentrating on Family & Child Studies professions.  The focus is on providing a curriculum that promotes competence in the areas of prevention, education, and intervention in the practice of professions that are human-development and social-work related, serving the well-being of individuals,  families, children, youth, and the elderly with a family orientation..

Areas of Study
  • Child or Adolescent Science/Studies - Undergraduate
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
CFLE Approved
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The School of Human Ecology offers an undergraduate major in Family and Child Studies, with concentration areas in Family Studies, Child Life, and Applied Child Development. The Family Science Curriculum is an approved program with the National Council on Family Relations for provisional certification as Certified Family Life Educators. A Master of Science is also offered in Family and Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Family and Child Studies. We are a small unit with 13 full time graduate faculty, five of whom focus on family and child studies. Our family studies M.S. program emphasizes application of skill in the profession. Many of our students are part time, thus full time students have strong chances of receiving financial aid in the form of scholarships and assistantships. Our faculty members are personable and encourage student professional development.

Areas of Study
  • Development (Child, Human, or Family) - Undergraduate
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
CFLE Approved
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The Child and Family Studies (CFS) undergraduate degree at LSU is an exciting integration of theory, research, and practice from multiple disciplines with a unique blend of liberal arts and professional education.  The major focuses broadly on child development and family dynamics, with special emphases on parenting throughout childhood, couples in dating, marital, and cohabiting relationships, social and psychological development, interactions between family members, influences on child and family well-being, cultural variation among families, and practical application of knowledge about individuals and families.

Areas of Study
  • Child or Adolescent Science/Studies - Undergraduate
  • Development (Child, Human, or Family) - Undergraduate
  • Early Childhood - Undergraduate
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
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The Department of Counseling & Human Development offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in academic areas of counseling, social work, and family studies. All graduate programs in the Department are fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP). The faculty and staff of the Department are committed to excellence and strive to prepare students for success in their chosen field of study. In addition to Louisiana residents, we actively seek qualified out-of-state and international students for admission into our degree programs.

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
CFLE Approved
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In keeping with the stated philosophy of Our Lady of Holy Cross College, the Graduate Program in Counseling seeks to provide opportunities for intellectual, psychological, and spiritual growth and to foster within students those qualities which enable individual contribution within a pluralistic society. Out Catholic heritage and Christian understanding of service are integral to the philosophy of the graduate program. The Graduate Counseling Program is specifically designed to enhance students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes in their chosen specialty and to prepare them to accept professional responsibilities. Success in the program is based not only on completing the required course work, but also on demonstrating competencies and attitudes appropriate for the profession. Our Lady of Holy Cross College's Graduate Counseling Program promotes holistic development of each individual and the spirit of justice which brings social equity and global harmony.

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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