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B.A. in Family Science: Career Outlook

Become an Advocate for Families

A family science degree equips you with a unique set of knowledge and skills that is different from other social sciences. You’ll immediately be able to support families within social and human services, education, and policy, among other areas. And with certification or additional education, you can explore opportunities in counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy, social work, education administration, and public health.

Family Support worker

$35,094/year

Family support workers are the contact between families and support organizations. They communicate with the family, learning about their situation and helping them find potential solutions. They are also in Family support workers are the contact between families and support organizations. They communicate with the family, learning about their situation and helping them find potential solutions. They are also in charge of following up with the family over a period of time to make sure that the problems are taken care of.2

Preschool or Childcare Center Director

$43,918/year

Lead a childcare facility and its staff to support young children. You’ll manage the staff, oversee policies and educational programs, and keep track of budgets, facility maintenance, and more.3

With your family science degree online from CSP, you could also pursue a career in the following areas:

  • Activity/recreation administration
  • Case management
  • Corporate daycares
  • Crisis and hotline services
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Family and consumer science education
  • Family financial counseling and planning
  • Gerontology and long-term care
  • Marriage and family enrichment
  • Parent education
  • Public health programs
  • Youth development programs

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  • Take one more step towards achieving your career goals.

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Program Outcomes: Promote Healthy Families

In the family science degree online program, you’ll learn to:

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In the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness® rankings, CSP was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions and Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students. The SkillSurvey rankings reflect over 170 partner institutions whose students received evaluator ratings following an internship, co-op, or other work-related experience.

Support Beyond Your Graduation Date

In addition to the high-quality education you’ll receive at CSP, you’ll In addition to the high-quality education you’ll receive at CSP, you’ll benefit from a wide range of support during your time as a student that will extend throughout your professional journey as an alumnus. That’s part of how 95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation.

Job & Internship Board

Handshake is CSP’s job and internship board and it offers more than 20,000 opportunities to students and alumni. You’ll have an online login to easily stay on top of ways to enhance your career.

Job Fairs

More than 600 students and alumni attended various job fairs throughout the year. Get in front of top employers that are eager to connect with CSP’s current and former students.

Personalized Career Development

Need help with resumes and cover letters, networking, social media, and job searching? From mock interviews to 1:1 phone appointments with a career advisor, you’ll receive the expert assistance you need to achieve your goals.

Even More Forms of Support

The Office of Career Development staff is dedicated to supporting students and alumni on their path to find meaningful work. Including expert services from the office to partnerships with faculty and more, you’ll have several ways to get help and boost your career.

Sources:

  1. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/home.htm
  2. https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Family_Support_Worker/Hourly_Rate
  3. https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Director%2C_Preschool/Salary