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Family Consumer Science

at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Dietetics, Credits: 43
  • Child Development and Family Studies, Credits: 52
  • Food and Nutrition, Credits: 49

About this Program

The focus of the Family Consumer Science Department is to promote the well-being of people, the enrichment of quality environments, and to prepare men and women to assume essential professional roles in a culturally diverse global society. The comprehensive program provides training for professional roles within family consumer science education; family life; early childhood education; nutrition education; dietetics; clothing; textiles; and housing.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • College Home Economics Teachers

  • Median wage: $65,473/year
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Farm and Home Management Advisors

  • Median wage: $29.02/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: