Working with Military Families (Certificate)

Important complexities surround the dynamics of military families. Military personnel, veterans and their families face unique issues and challenges such as navigating military culture and dealing with multiple deployments, war, combat, trauma and death. Students interested in careers focusing on these families have a need to understand normative family processes, stress and coping, and military culture and leadership.

Students enrolled in this program take a unique combination of academic coursework and military leadership training. Students who complete the certificate program are conversant with human development, marital and familial relationships, and family dynamics in the context of military culture.

Degree Offered

Working with Military Families (Certificate)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, The College of


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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

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Career Outlook

Students can advance their career options with an undergraduate certificate. The certificate in working with military families helps students become more marketable to employers by adding this specialization to complement their major program of study.

Students who complete this undergraduate certificate often decide to pursue employment in healthcare, counseling or social work, sociology or education. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.