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Child and Family Studies - Family Studies

48 months
21450 USD/year
21450 USD/year
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The Child and Family Studies - Family Studies program of Berea College is designed for students seeking a deeper understanding of the dynamics of family relations and the interaction of the family with society. 


Key facts

During the Child and Family Studies - Family Studies program of Berea College students explore family structures and dynamics (including parent-child relations), families from different cultures, contemporary issues, family law, family violence and other dysfunctions, environmental influences, and other specific areas of interest.

Career Paths

Graduates commonly seek employment in public and private social work (protection, foster care, adoption, family support, group homes, child support, etc.), family life education programs, child and family advocacy, abuse shelters and programs, family resource centers, parenthood education, gerontology, cooperative extension, or related areas.  Advanced studies often are pursued in counseling/therapy, family studies, social work, human development, gerontology, or other human services fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Lifespan Human Development
  • Consumer Decision Making
  • Family Relations (WGS)
  • Nutrition
  • Family Resource Management
  • Sociology of Everyday Life

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Application for Admission and Scholarship form.
  • International Personal Essay and Essay Cover Sheet.
  • Copy of official secondary school records.
  • Personal Statement of Financial Circumstances.
  • International Financial Questionnaire (IFQ).
  • International Financial Recommendation Form.
  • Two (2) Admission Recommendation forms, at least one of which should be written by a current or former teacher.
  • Copy of official scores from at least one of the following exams: TOEFL, IELTS, ACT or SAT. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21450 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21450 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Berea

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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