The Advanced Certificate in Family and Consumer Sciences Education provides individuals with a strong foundation in teaching methods, classroom management, curriculum development, assessment, leadership, education technology, and content knowledge in family and consumer sciences. Graduates will accept positions as teachers at the middle and high school levels with content knowledge in family and consumer sciences, including fashion, food protection, interior design and nutrition. The certificate is specially designed for teachers in Jamaica who are committed to preparing students for family life, work-life, or for careers in family and consumer sciences.
Specializations (or Careers)
- Middle School Teacher
- High School Teacher
- Fashion Marketing
- Financial Planning for Families
The admission of students to the Advanced Certification in Family and Consumer Sciences is based on general admission requirements of North Carolina A&T State University.
Upon the completion of 18 credit hours in the program, the student will receive the Advanced Certificate in Family and Consumer Sciences Education.
Explore the curriculum guide for the program.
For program-related questions:
Valerie McMillan, Ph.D.
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences Education
College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
For assistance with the admissions process:
The Graduate College
For online learning support and inquiries:
336-334-7810 or 888-498-6752 (Toll-Free)