Certificate in Family & Social Welfare
University of Colorado Denver

Program Details

Earn a Certificate in Family and Social Welfare through University of Colorado Denver online.  This program, technically a sociological field, prepares students in a multidisciplinary, liberal arts format to enter social systems and organizations with a cross-cultural perspective.  Studies will include but are not limited to:

  • Quantitative Methods and Analysis
  • Sociology
  • Psychology        

Students will develop a foundational understanding of the roles of families and family members by examining theoretical perspectives of behaviors and relationships.  Considering pursuing advanced studies in social work, public health, law, and other related disciplines upon completion of this certificate.  Individuals with this certification are prepared for careers in human services, research, policy and advocacy, and more.  Explore the current trends of the family structure, fine tune skills in analysis, critical thinking, and assessment, and advance professionally through CU online.


  • High school transcript 
  • ACT/SAT scores

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission