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Consumer Services, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Jefferson City, TN, United States
At Carson-Newman University, Consumer Services provides a unique focus on the family with an emphasis on managerial skills needed in managing the workplace and the home—financial management, stress management, resource allocation, organization and time management skills and balancing work and home responsibilities.
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The Mission of Consumer Services at Carson-Newman University is  to provide a strong, quality undergraduate experience, preparing the individual with the necessary competencies to compete successfully in a global and diverse marketplace in financial and consumer services, hospitality and tourism, non-profits, and government agencies while embracing professional and academic excellence and Christian integrity.

Learning outcomes

Working in event management, family financial planning, or working as an extension agent are just three potential careers for which the Consumer Services emphasis prepares students. 

At the core of the Family and Consumer Sciences mission is empowering families to handle the dynamics of family life and workplace employment.

Recent graduate employment includes event management positions with country clubs and non-profits, a high-end bed and breakfast house manager, and a marketing manager for a Chick-Fil-A franchise. Alumnae in the area of Consumer Services have furthered their education in the fields of consumer studies and public policy (MS), business administration (MBA), and teacher licensure (MAT).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Financial Counseling 
  • Textiles 
  • Public Policy 
  • Cooperative Management 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • After you apply, please submit $100.00 application through your application portal at
  • Official Transcripts from high school or secondary school and diploma or National Examination Result slip (One in original native language, one translated into English)- A professional Evaluation is required for the admission process

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Jefferson City

  • 1005 - 1870 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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