Minor in Marriage & Family Studies Strengthen Foundations: Enhance Your Degree with Liberty’s Minor in Marriage and Family Studies


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Liberty University’s Minor in Marriage and Family Studies will provide you with foundational information needed to understand the dynamics of strong and healthy families. The need for Christian counseling classes is more important now than ever.

You will examine the tough issues facing today’s children and identify strategies and interventions for effective growth and change. As you begin to tackle the challenges facing children and their parents, our professors will teach you practical methods of understanding various familial situations.

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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

The Minor in Marriage and Family Studies is offered completely online as part of your bachelor’s degree, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take Christian counseling courses on campus. As a Christian university, our desire is to help you integrate a biblical worldview into your studies and future career. We are proud to partner with you as you learn to serve families in need and handle the problems of the family from a Christian perspective.

The Minor in Marriage and Family Studies is an excellent option to pair with our online Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree or the online Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Christian Counseling. However, this type of information can be beneficial to any of our online bachelor’s degrees.

Our Minor in Marriage and Family Studies features 15 credit-hours of courses. You can learn about important concepts in child and adolescent strategies, marriage, divorce, effective parenting, and more. As you reach the end of the minor, you can learn about healthy sexuality from a biblical perspective.

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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.