An online bachelor’s degree in Family Science is offered by Utah Valley University. This program aligns with the requirements of the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). These standards ensure that students gain competency in 10 key areas of the family science field. This degree is approved for Certified Family Life Educators (CFLE).
Specialized tracks are available for students interested in mediation/social service and those pursuing graduate school. Graduates can pursue careers in a variety of fields such as mental health, counseling, family services, education, research, social work, marketing, management, and more.
The curriculum includes studies of topics including the following:
- Contemporary families
- Lifespan development in the family
- Ethics for family interventions
- Teaching human sexuality
- Family financial and resource management
- Strengthening families
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score