Mission statement

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences provides integrative educational programs and conducts research focused on reciprocal relationships; relationships among individuals, families, and their near environments with the goal of improving the quality of life within a dynamic global community.

Academic programs

Bachelor degrees


Master Degrees

Doctoral Degrees


Job posting: Instructor/Assistant Professor Term Faculty Position, Family StudiesChild Life


Family Studies Student Wins WMU Study Abroad Photo Contest— Oct. 27

Professor Publishes Second Edition of Serving Military Families— Oct. 21

Alumna Interviewed After Dietetic Internship—Oct.21

Family and Consumer Sciences 2015 Newsletter now Published—Sept. 8