The Military Families certificate provides knowledge about and experience with issues facing modern military families and provides tangible skills for careers that support military members and their families.
The graduate certificate in Military Families provides a specific, disciplinary understanding of issues facing modern military families and cultivates skills for those working with, or intending to work in careers that support, military members and their families. In this online graduate certificate program, our aim is to educate current and future professionals regarding military cultural and leadership factors, along with normative family processes, stresses and coping strategies. Students will learn to appreciate the unique experiences of military members and their families and the resultant implications for helping professionals serving this population.
Completion of this certificate requires 9 units of online courses and 3 units of internship.
Cost & Eligibility
- FCSC 511B/HUSV 511: Understanding the Modern United States Military Family
This course provides insights into the complex experiences of today's U.S. Military families.
- AED 520: Leadership, Mentoring and Advocacy: Principles and Practice
This course will provide advanced knowledge of the behavior, social influence, ethical challenges and decision making processes related to strategic leadership.
- HUSV 560: Trauma Informed Care
This course focuses on the workings of the autonomic nervous system (psychoeducation) and on learning how to self-regulate this system via capacity building skills and enhancing resilience within a community context.