Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education Major

Program overview

This major prepares students to teach family and consumer sciences curriculum at the middle or secondary level. Family and consumer sciences teachers are in high demand across the country.


The family and consumer sciences teacher education major is an approved State Board of Education and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) teacher education program.


Teaching in middle, junior high and senior high schools in the specific area chosen. Examples of teaching areas: health, life skills, nutrition, sewing, personal finance and child care.


Graduates of this program can be eligible for a State of Michigan Standard Certificate with general education (KH) and/or CTE (CIP 19.0000) endorsements.


For class listings, program guides and other resources, visit the advising page for the family and consumer sciences teacher education major.


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