Certificate in Family Studies
American Public University System

Program Details

The undergraduate certificate in Family Studies is designed for students wishing to develop or enhance their knowledge and skills related to the provision of educational and support services to families, parents, and children. This 6-course online program examines how the individual's needs and perceptions affect family dynamics, and explores the spectrum from child development to the aging process. A focus on the military family is also provided.

Note: Completion of this certificate does not qualify you to apply for teaching licensure.


  • High school transcript or GED certificate
  • College Readiness Assessment

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission