Family & Child Studies
120 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1543
Fax: (815) 753-1321
All three emphases in the Family and Child Studies (FCS) B.S. prepare students to work as professionals serving families and children or to pursue secondary teaching certification in Family and Consumer Science. All emphases provide a foundation for graduate study.
The M.S. in Applied Family and Child Studies at Northern Illinois University provides
professional career enhancement for:
Northern Illinois University offers an uncommon opportunity to earn a graduate specialization in marriage and family therapy. The goal of the School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences' (FCNS) program is to prepare skilled and dedicated marriage and family therapists.
In the last five years, enrollment in the Family Social Services program is up 50%