Master of Science in Family Life
Concordia University Wisconsin & Ann Arbor

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Family Life program teaches individuals how to help parents, teachers, and students face the challenges that confront them, focusing on how the family relates to society.  The curriculum places a strong emphasis on counseling skills and Christian compassion, so individuals understand the challenges facing modern families and how to positively impact a child’s well-being and help parents cope.  Coursework includes the major issues facing families and educators, cultural backgrounds and biases that affect relationships, individual and group counseling techniques, and positive steps that educators and parents can take to counteract societal trends.  Graduates understand how to address diverse issues families face, know how to nurture children by building self-esteem, and can help create healthy environments for families to thrive within.


  • Requires from 30-36 credits for degree completion
  • All official transcripts leading to your bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA requirement of 3.0
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission