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School of Family Life

Dean M. Busby, Director
2086-B JFSB, (801) 422-8529

Clyde Robinson, Associate Director, Undergraduate Curriculum
2086-C JFSB, (801) 422-4065

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences Advisement Center
151 SWKT, (801) 422-3541

The School of Family Life is committed to enhancing the quality of life of individuals and families within homes and communities. Accordingly, the mission of the school is to:

  • Provide instruction that fosters commitment to the principles in The Family: A Proclamation to the World.
  • Conduct research that contributes to the understanding and enhancement of human development, temporal well-being in the home, marriage and family relationships.
  • Help students develop the attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, and skills that characterize persons of positive influence—in their own marriage and families, in their professions, in church and public service, and in other personal relationships.

Admission to Degree Program

All degree programs in the School of Family Life are open enrollment.

Graduation Requirements

To receive a BYU bachelor's degree a student must complete, in addition to all requirements for a specific major, the following university requirements:

  • The university core, consisting of requirements in general and religious education. (See University Core for details. For a complete listing of courses that meet university core requirements, see the current class schedule.)
  • At least 30 credit hours must be earned in residence on the BYU campus in Provo as an admitted day student
  • A minimum of 120 credit hours
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
  • Be in good standing with the Honor Code Office

Undergraduate Programs and Degrees

Students should see their college advisement center for help or information concerning the undergraduate programs.

Graduate Programs and Degrees

    MS in Marriage, Family, and Human Development
    MS in Marriage and Family Therapy
    PhD in Marriage, Family, and Human Development
    PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy

For more information see the BYU 2014–2015 Graduate Catalog.