Family Studies

Family Studies will teach you about the intricacies of human behavior, the importance of family relationships, and ways to enhance individual well-being across the life span. If you enjoy working with children, adolescents, or adults and are interested in helping others achieve healthy relationships, this is the major for you.

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CMU is accredited by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). You are eligible to become a Certified Family Life Educator with a major in Family Studies.

Find Your Career in Family Studies!

  • After-school Programming
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child and Youth Services
  • Crisis Services
  • Elder Care and Services
  • Financial and Resource Management
  • Foster Care and Adoption
  • Legislative Policy
  • Mental Health
  • Parent Education
  • Poverty and Homelessness
  • Substance Abuse