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



  • High school diploma or GED
  • GPA of 2.75
  • Official transcripts
  • ACT or SAT test scores

School Accreditation Statement

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