Students who major in Family Science program from Miami University should be interested in learning how individuals and families interact, want to help solve problems related to families, and have good communication skills.
In either your junior or senior year, you'll get professional experience in a real setting, such as a social service agency, a school's family resource center, a nursing home, a group home, or a summer camp.
The program emphasizes your development of critical thinking skills, a family systems perspective, and family diversity, including issues of class, cross-cultural, multicultural, traditional, and non-traditional families.
Graduates are prepared for careers in social service agencies, business, child care, and other organizations in roles as administrators, consultants, and educators (in community, agency, and school settings). You are also prepared to pursue graduate work in various specializations.
Employment possibilities are increasing with growing demand for quality child care, parenting education, marriage enrichment, adjustment-to-divorce programs, communications training, and other related programs.
Human services encompasses a broad range of career possibilities. You could be a child care provider, family counselor or therapist, work with the YMCA/YWCA or other community organization, retirement home, youth organization, crisis center, or halfway house. You could also work as a stress management specialist, divorce adjustment workshop leader, recreation specialist, family wellness program coordinator, or family life educator
In business, you might work as a corporate child care director or consultant, in human resources or personnel management, or customer relations. Some graduates do research as a demographer, public opinion pollster, or policy evaluator for families with special needs.
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- Family relationships
- Child development
- Social welfare
- Intergenerational relationships
- Decision making in couple relationships
- Marital satisfaction
- Family economics
- Family poverty
- Family policy
- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Completion of formal secondary education in a pre-university curriculum
- English language ability at a level sufficient to undertake a full course of study
- Documentation of financial support adequate to cover all educational and living expenses
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Testing (ACT) scores (if applicable)
International35936 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 35936 USD per year during 48 months.
National35936 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 35936 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State15909 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15909 USD per year during 48 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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