What is Marriage and Family Studies?

The Marriage and Family Studies degree focuses on the importance of home and family. The goal is to teach doctrine, principles, theory, and skills to help maintain and strengthen the home as the most effective institution in society for impacting the well-being of the family unit.

Why should I consider majoring in Marriage and Family Studies?

Marriage and Family Studies majors acquire the skills necessary to strengthen the family in society today.

What interests and values are related to Marriage and Family Studies?

Marriage and Family majors usually have a strong concern for the family. They are dedicated, empathetic and resilient. Students of Marriage and Family Studies usually want to learn how to have successful families and spread awareness of the home being an effective institution in society.

What career fields are related to Marriage and Family Studies?

  • Human services
  • Psychology
  • Dietetics
  • Gerontology
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Community Health Services
  • Sociology
  • Youth services
  • Middle School Education
  • Special Education
  • Human Resources Management

How can I learn more about Marriage and Family Studies?

BYU-Idaho Catalog

Contact Source:

College of Education and Human Development Academic Discovery Center

Location: Hinckley 309

Phone: 208-496-9850

Email:  CEHDacademicdiscoverycenter@byui.edu