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The Marriage and Family major within the Family Life Education program is designed for students who desire to work with families in family life education and/or in family and community service settings. 

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The curriculum has a broad interdisciplinary component including coursework in individual development, marital and family systems, professionalism and ethics, and research. Students are prepared to apply for the following certifications:

Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) and Certified Child and Parenting Practitioner (CCPP). Students are also prepared for graduate programs in marriage and family, and related fields.

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Community Opportunities

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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for Family Life Education - Marriage and Family include:

  • Child Advocate
  • Parent Educator
  • Director of Volunteer Service Programs
  • Family Support Programs
  • Foster Care
Not sure what to do with a Family Life Education - Marriage and Family degree? Check out our career guide!

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

Incoming freshman are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships specific to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

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