M.A. in Family Science
Learn to plan, implement and evaluate programs for families
Certification and Non-Certification Tracks
Flexible Online Courses
Nationally Accredited Program
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- Duration 2 years
- Cost per Credit $395
- Credit Hours 36
- First online master’s program approved by the National Council on Family Relations in 2000
- Now accepting applications – no application fee
- Focus on healthy family functioning with a preventative approach
- Multiple scholarship options are available
Establish leadership in family life careers
CSP Global’s Master of Arts in Family Science is endorsed by the National Council of Family Relations (NCFR), so you can choose coursework that allows you to become a Certified Family Life Educator without having to sit for a qualifying exam.
Become a leader in the family science field with 12 courses focused on deepening your family practice knowledge. You’ll learn to understand the dynamic nature and interactions of family systems as they relate to individuals, groups, organizations, communities, and societies. Enjoy the convenient online format and emerge as an expert in the field ready to serve families.
The master’s in family science is 36 credit hours. You’ll study families in society, systemic dynamics of families, family decision-making, intimate relationships, human growth, and parent education. You might also choose an optional international travel course that provides additional first-hand experience..Curriculum
- Plan, implement, and assess family education programs.
- Research information and data to develop solutions that influence families to change.
- Assist families and individuals with developing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships.
To apply for the family science degree online from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:
- A completed online application.
- Submit official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree or higher with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
- Access to a computer that meets CSP Global’s technology requirements.
The master’s in family science degree online program from CSP Global costs $395 per credit hour. Your total tuition will be $14,220. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are also available to make your education even more affordable.
You’ll have support from expert faculty members at CSP Global, who will be there to answer your questions and guide you throughout your master’s in family science. It’s yet another way that the online format mimics the experience of studying at campus.
Online programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are designed for your busy lifestyle. You can study at your convenience while taking advantage of our asynchronous programs, designed for your busy lifestyle. With our flexible cohort framework, you’ll get to know your peers and faculty while engaging in unique assignments and activities. Explore the various ways that you will receive support through every stage of the online learning experience and discover tips about how to maximize your resources.Online Experience
In addition to financing your online education with federal student aid and private loans, CSP offers online students a tuition discount (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor and tuition planner will help you apply for financial aid.Tuition & Aid
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To apply, you must complete the online application, submit official transcripts, and write a brief personal essay. See the Admissions Requirements page for more information.
CSP Global’s programs are all accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our Family Science Program is approved by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) and the curriculum is peer-reviewed by NCFR every five years. The approval of NCFR enables graduates to earn the title of Certified Family Life Educator without sitting for a certifying exam.
The M.A. in Family Science includes 36 credit hours.
This program is offered fully online from CSP Global.
CSP Global’s M.A. in Family Science program is approved by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). Graduates earn the international designation of Certified Family Life Educator. Students can choose between a certified or non-certified track, but must do so before the third course in the Family Science degree program. Upon successful completion of the program, CFLE Track students will be provisionally certified as Family Life Educators. Non-CFLE students are eligible to sit for the national exam to gain provisional certification. Provisional certification is available to applicants who have completed the program, but who have not yet earned enough work experience hours in Family Life Education to qualify for full-certification status (1600 hours).
CSP Global’s online M.A. in Family Science program is approved by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). Graduates earn the international designation of Certified Family Life Educator. Students can choose between a certified or non-certified track, but must do so before the third course in the Family Science degree program. Upon successful completion of the program, CFLE Track students will be provisionally certified as Family Life Educators. Non-CFLE students are eligible to sit for the national exam to gain provisional certification. Provisional certification is available to applicants who have completed the program, but who have not yet earned enough work experience hours in Family Life Education to qualify for full-certification status (1600 hours).