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Family Studies

This certificate is great for students looking to gain a deeper understanding and insight into the building blocks of family relationships, and how these critical relationships function within cultures and society.  

You’ll learn how families can build on their strengths to be sustainable and self-sufficient. Plus, you’ll explore how healthy family functioning can help prevent problems before they occur.  Most Family Studies courses are offered online.

Where Will Family Studies Take You?

The Family Studies Certificate will help you gain the skills needed to understand family structure, dynamics, and relationships in order to help cultivate stronger families.   

This certificate helps students explore potential career options including marriage and family therapy, education, care-giving, ministry, family practice in law, nursing, social work, or public policy.

Family Studies Program Basics

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