Family Psychology

Do you want to make a difference? If so, helping families by majoring in family psychology may be just what you've been looking for. This program allows you to assist people in need, and get to know individual members and their role within the family unit. A family psychology major prepares you to provide evaluative and therapeutic services to families. The major provides detailed instructions about natural family systems, therapies, assessment/interviewing techniques, diversity issues, family law, and standard ethics practiced in the field. Once you've graduated, you'll be able to choose from diverse career opportunities. You can pursue a career in specialized fields like child welfare, youth counseling, and juvenile corrections. There's also the option to look into other fields, like family counseling or social work. Whatever career path you choose, you'll always know your work is helping others.

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Lee University

Lee University is a 4-year institution located in Cleveland, Tennessee. They offer 55 majors on the more than 119 acre campus with the focus of “develop[ing] within the students knowledge, appreciation, understanding, ability and skill which will...

“…Great Christian school with rigorous academics, a gorgeous campus, a (relatively) cheap price tag, a perfect amount of students and things to do, a ton of majors, an array of housing options, thriving greek life (if you're into that), a lighthearted...” – Colm from Jasper, GA

Texas Wesleyan University

Calling Forth Worth, TX, home, Texas Wesleyan University is a 4-year institution founded in 1890 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university features 31 undergraduate majors and confers 7 types of degrees, bringing their “Smaller....

“…It is a fairly small school, which is great for the learning environment. You also receive excellent person help from professors. Texas Wesleyan has overall been a great college experience preparing me for the years to come.” – Christian from Willow Park, TX

Our Lady of the Lake University

Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, Our Lady of the Lake University is a 4-year Catholic school in San Antonio. OLLU is home to five schools granting undergrad degrees in over 30 academic majors and is a designated Hispanic...

“…Our lady of the lake University is an amazing campus that has many opportunities and is one to help anyone in need. The counselors, professors and students are extremely welcoming, everyone there wants to be at school, and wants to learn. ” – Audrey from San Antonio, TX

Arizona Christian University

Arizona Christian University is a non-denominational Christian liberal arts college in Phoenix. Arizona Christian offers bachelor’s degrees in 15 academic majors and all degrees include a minor in Bible. Additionally, ACU features a CORE academic...

“…I feel safe on campus. Everyone is friendly and welcoming. It seems like a great experience from everyone I've spoke to about the school, including girls on the softball team!” – Shae from Tucson, AZ

Kansas Wesleyan University is a private, 4-year institution established in the city of Salina. KWU offers students the opportunity to learn and travel with their Wesleyan Journey program, which awards course credit through experiential learning. The...

“…a great school.many options for your major.great staff.” – Dixie from Solomon, KS

The University of the Southwest is a 4-year Christian university in southeast New Mexico. Southwest is home to colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, and Education that offer 28 bachelor’s degree programs, including in Christian Studies. Student...

“…I would give the University of the Southwest a 8 I love everything about the school. They has small class size so the teacher has time to help and work one on one if you need it. Everyone is really nice and willing to help. There are many different...” – Sarah from Hobbs, NM

Barclay College is a private, Christ-centered institution established on a rural, 20-acre campus in Haviland, Kansas. The college offers 25 major and minor programs for both undergraduates and graduates, featuring fields of study such as Pastoral...

“…Barclay is a fantastic small college. The sense of community is fantastic. The location is the perfect learning environment (small town). ” – Matthew from Colorado Springs, CO