Career & Professional Opportunities

Upon completion of the M.A. in Family Studies, graduates are qualified to seek paid positions in the mental health field. Family Studies graduates may seek employment in a wide variety of non-clinical areas of social service delivery, including:

  • Research
  • Family policy and family law
  • Parenting and family life education
  • Health and well-being
  • Prevention
  • Program evaluation

The program also prepares the candidate to pursue doctoral studies in related areas to become educators and researchers.

Learn more about how the University's Career Planning Center can support your post-graduate goals, and how Fairfield's tight-knit alumni network can build career and mentoring opportunities that last a lifetime.