Family Studies examines the diversity of families and the wide range of needs in today's society. Students develop a knowledge base and skills set to work with people affected by social problems and changing family situations. Students who earn a Sociology Applied Family Studies degree from Walsh University are equipped for a senior-year internship and future employment working with a variety of clients experiencing the effects of divorce/remarriage, abuse, poverty, substance abuse, and grief issues.
Students are prepared for careers as:Adoption and Foster Care Coordinators Case Managers Life Skills Instructors Outreach Directors Services Coordinators Community Consultants and Planners Adult and Child Protection Advocates After School Program Coordinators Domestic Violence Workers
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