Family Science Certificate Student
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Undergraduate Certificate in Family Science

Positively impact the well-being of children, youth and families

Wilmington University's Certificate in Family Science educates students with the critical understanding of the development and overall quality of life in children, adolescents and families. This provides the necessary skills to play an essential role in discovering and sustaining the well-being of individuals, children and/or families in need of professional support.

Modern approaches to family science ensure relevancy in practice

Build an arsenal of techniques and approaches to be best equipped to guide and support families with varying needs. Wilmington University recognizes the need for family science professionals to understand both traditional and modern issues affecting families so that they have the competence, compassion and strength to help families through difficult situations.

A Family Science certificate focused on improving quality of life

You’ll explore the impact of cultural, social, psychological, and biological influences on individuals and families. Upon completion of the certificate program, you will have a solid understanding of how families function as a system.

Valuable family science education designed to enhance your career

The certificate in Family Science is designed to help you develop or enhance your knowledge and skills in the establishment of support services to children, parents, and the family unit as a whole. Completion of the Family Science certificate can also serve as a stepping stone toward an undergraduate degree, as the credits may be applied to a broad range of WilmU bachelor’s degree programs.

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously — accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Professionals Who Would Benefit From This Program

  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Teachers
  • Therapists

The Family Science certificate is available in the following formats and locations:




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