Why study Family and Consumer Sciences Education at Missouri State?

  • Graduates of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education program are in high demand in Missouri and throughout the nation, so you will easily be able to find your place as a family life resource educator, teacher in the Parents as Teachers program, grade school nutrition teacher, or in any number of educational roles.
  • You will receive a strong foundation in educational principles as well as in specialty areas like family, human and child development; consumer and resource management; nutrition and wellness; fashion and textiles; and housing and interior design.
  • After receiving this unique degree, you will be able to share your knowledge and passion with high school students throughout the state.

Sharing your skills

Do you like to teach people how to do new things? Can you teach others how to manage adult challenges like careers, families and day-to-day living? If you answer “yes” to these questions, then you are a great fit for this in-demand major!

Continuing your education

As an FCS Education major, you receive a Bachelor of Science in Education upon the completion of your program. You also have the opportunity to earn a Master of Science in Education.


Degree Options

“Teachers who have completed the family and consumer sciences program at MSU are well-prepared for the classroom. They are very knowledgeable in terms of content and curriculum. With a strong work ethic and realistic expectations, graduates of the FCSed program are confident and perform as veteran teachers.”

Ben Johnson, principal
Blue Eye High School
Blue Eye, MO