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Family and Consumer Sciences Major with K-12 Teaching Certification

Family and Consumer Sciences Major with K-12 Teaching Certification

Family and Consumer Sciences at Messiah College

Your passion for improving the lives of families – the basic building block of society-- can lead to a rewarding career in a profession that is currently in high-demand.

Passionate about the well-being of families, children, teenagers and older adults? Thinking about a career focused on making a fundamental difference in the lives of others? Then check out Messiah’s fully accredited family and consumer sciences education major. One of only three such majors in Pennsylvania, Messiah’s program teaches you how to enhance the well-being of others by providing them with practical knowledge about everyday life issues like child development, family dynamics, foods and nutrition, and more. 

You’ll delve into topics  which enhance individual and family development. And beyond the classroom, this major at Messiah will also give you lots of hands-on opportunities to participate in school settings, develop curricula, and work one-on-one with our faculty.

Family and consumer sciences education major distinctives
Career options for family and consumer sciences education majors
Internship and teaching opportunities for family and consumer sciences education majors
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Students in the family and consumer sciences education program take a selection of courses that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.
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