Master of Arts in Family Science
Concordia University-Saint Paul

Program Details

The online MA in Family Science degree program from Concordia University-Saint Paul focuses on healthy family functioning within a family-systems perspective and provides a primarily preventive approach. Students are prepared for helping roles that focus on maintaining healthy families. The online MFT degree (marriage and family therapy) considers the individual and family as part of larger systems to approach problems such as substance abuse, domestic violence, unemployment, debt, and child abuse. 

Students can choose from a certified or non-certified track of this degree. 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.

Graduates are prepared to work with societal issues influencing the family, including:

  • Economics
  • Education
  • Work-Family Issues
  • Parenting
  • Sexuality
  • Gender

Requirements

  • Official transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • A bachelor's degree

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission