Family and Consumer Sciences Education

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The Department of 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. Students in the Family and Consumer Sciences Education area are known for their active participation on the state level in both Kansas and Missouri. Because of the national teacher shortage, graduates can find jobs in every state.

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The current demand for graduates of this program is very high. Most graduates have their choice of up to 10 jobs depending on the region where they would like to live. Students studying in the area of FCS Education 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 PSU Family and Consumer Sciences Education program, you will be equipped to secure the following positions, and more:

  • Middle School Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher
  • High School Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Cooperative Extension Agent
  • 4-H Youth Program Roles

About Family and Consumer Sciences Department

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

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