Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Our Program

Family and consumer sciences educators teach teenagers and adults the skills they need to live and work well in our complex world. The family and consumer sciences education program is a partnership between the College of Health and Human Sciences and the College of Education. Our program focuses on culinary arts, hospitality, and tourism, education and training, food science and nutrition, health management and wellness, housing and interior design, human/child development and family relations, personal and family finance, and textiles, apparel, and retailing as well as the coursework needed to become a licensed teacher in the State of Kansas

Program Highlights

  • Strong demand for family and consumer sciences teachers in middle and senior high schools
  • Professional development experiences within public schools and affiliated organizations
  • Internationally recognized faculty who are dedicated and committed to providing high-quality undergraduate education
  • Dedicated student organization
100% Job Placement (2022-2023)
Undergraduate research opportunities
Graduate as a license-eligible teacher in the State of Kansas

Career Opportunities

  • Middle Schools
  • High Schools
  • Two-year Universities
  • Four-year Universities
  • Technical Schools
  • Community Agency
  • Government Agency
  • Business and Industry

Learn more about our Family and Consumer Sciences Education program