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Family and Consumer Sciences at Pittsburg State University is one of two Family and Consumer Sciences programs in Kansas and is known for getting students involved in professional development opportunities that will lead to employment across the nation. The students who select the Community and Family Services emphasis are known for their involvement with the KAFCS student organization. 

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  • About Emphasis
  • Career Options

Students majoring in the area of Community and Family Services at Pittsburg State University experience a variety of hands-on learning opportunities both in the classroom and in the community. They are guided by dedicated faculty who see every student’s potential to find his or her own level of success. Students in this program earn a significant number of scholarships.

As a graduate of the Community and Family Services program at Pittsburg State University, you will be equipped to secure positions in the following fields:

  • Customer Services
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Community Action Programs
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Extension
  • Adult Education Instruction
  • Consumer Relations

About Family and Consumer Sciences Department

Family and Consumer Sciences offers baccalaureate degrees and a cooperative master’s degree program. Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in Nutrition and Wellness, Community and Family Services, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, and two tracks in Child Development. The program has an Early Childhood Unified: Birth - Kindergarten degree and offers minors in Child Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Ecology, Nutrition and Wellness, and Youth and Adolescent Development. Family and Consumer Sciences also contributes to minors in Women’s Studies and Public Health.  

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