Bachelor of Science in Family & Child Sciences
New Mexico State University

Program Details

Throughout one's lifespan, the way they grow, interact, and communicate changes.  You can study the interrelationships of people in the family system and the social and economic factors that impact them with an online BS in Family and Child Sciences offered through NMSU-Online.  The curriculum within this degree is accredited by the National Council on Family Relations and can prepare you to become a Certified Family Life Educator, CFLE.  Areas of opportunity to use the knowledge you acquire with this degree may include:

  • Gerontology programs
  • Family/human services agencies
  • Government services agencies
  • Military support programs


Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

New Mexico State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score