Bachelor of Arts in Family Science
Concordia University-Saint Paul

Program Details

The online BA in Family Science degree program from Concordia University-Saint Paul is designed for those interested in careers related to family dynamics and behaviors. Students learn to assist families with healthy interactions and foster positive communication and connections in both clinical and applied practice. The curriculum covers material such as stages of development, family systems, and family law.

Students can choose from a certified or non-certified track of this online MFT degree (marriage and family therapy). Graduates of the certified track will receive the credential of Certified Family Life Educator and meet all the criteria for certification without having to sit for an exam.

Courses cover topics such as:

  • Family systems, structures, and relationships
  • Family decision-making and resource management
  • Intimate relationships
  • Growth and development in children
  • Family law, public policy, and applied ethics

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Concordia University-Saint Paul is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score