Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy & the Future Shaping Tomorrow: Empower Families with Liberty’s Online Minor in Family Advocacy and Public Policy


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Liberty University’s Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future provides a blended approach to helping families in need. Our courses provide a biblical worldview regarding family and marriage, policymaking, and patterns in our nation that will help predict future trends.

This minor is designed to address the emerging needs of our community, state, and nation for Christian professionals to work alongside families and children to help them succeed.

Liberty University’s online Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future offers essential training in areas that are vital to professionals seeking a well-rounded education. Our minor is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses at our residential campus.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Liberty University is proud to collaborate with world-renowned psychologist, author, radio show host, and family expert Dr. James C. Dobson to offer our Minor in Family Advocacy, Public, Policy, and the Future. Our James C. Dobson Center for Child Development, Marriage, and Family Studies equips men and women with the knowledge and training to positively impact families and society as a whole for Christ.

The Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future is an excellent option to pair with our online bachelor’s degrees in psychology or religion.

Many families are affected by divorce, remarriage, blended families, domestic violence, and other situations that can cause familial discord. Through the Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future, you will gain a better understanding of the challenges associated with these areas to positively address them in your own life and the lives of the families you serve.

You can learn about the role, function, and value placed on marriage in today’s society. You will discuss the emerging and changing patterns of marriage and family in a safe environment as you interact with your professor and others in the class through discussion board posts.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.