Improving the well-being of diverse families
Are you driven to:
- improve the lives of families?
- understand how culture, community, and government systems affect families and create innovative solutions to improve these systems?
- investigate some of the most pressing challenges facing families and communities with cutting-edge research?
The Department of Family Social Science (FSoS) offers degrees at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral level that will prepare you to use research to discover and apply knowledge, build interpersonal communication skills and develop as a lifelong learner and effective leader.
Considered one of the premier family departments in the United States, FSoS faculty members are leaders, renowned researchers and committed teachers who are focused on your success.
The Department is a collaborative and supportive community devoted to family research, family theory, family therapy, and family education. We partner and consult with families, communities, and organizations to address psychological, cultural, social, and economic issues affecting families locally, nationally, and globally.
Our mission is to enhance the well-being of diverse families in a changing world through teaching, research, and outreach.
Diversity and inclusion
The Department of Family Social Science values and welcomes diversity in all its forms. Learn more.