Child and Family Services - Geneva College, Christian College in Pennsylvania
Geneva College

BPS Online Degree Completion

Child and Family Services

The importance of families cannot be overstated. Child and Family Services professionals help bring about the restoration of the family unit.

Bachelor of Professional Studies in Child and Family Services

Online Program

Those who want to affect positive change on children and families can bridge this desire to a real-world role in the field of child and family services. Geneva’s Bachelor of Professional Studies in Child and Family Services focuses on current social systems and the policies that impact the welfare of children and families and help restore relationships from many forms of family dysfunction.

Family is a gift from God, and should be preserved.

Program Information

Discover the unique advantage of Geneva College online...

  • 36 major credits + 18 core credits* + 66 elective credits* = 120 credit B.P.S. in Child & Family Services completed in as few as 16 months
    • *Up to 84 eligible transfer credits may be accepted to meet core and elective requirements (check out Highlights to learn more). You can also fulfill elective credits by pairing your Child & Family Services major with  an 18-credit minor to further enhance your marketability to a prospective employer!
  • Our academic advisor will work with you to develop a custom degree plan that considers your transfer credit, life commitments, and financial aid eligibility
  • Set the pace that's right for you by choosing to take one or two classes per eight-week term
  • Avoid commuting to campus for an evening or weekend class and instead complete all your coursework in the comfort of your own home
  • We strive to keep costs low by offering you competitive tuition pricing, affordable textbooks, and free access to the latest Microsoft Office applications

Highlights of Geneva's Online Child & Family Services Program:

  • The knowledge and experience you've already gained at other institutions matter. We accept up to 84 eligible* transfer credits toward your bachelor's degree! Don't have 84 transfer credits? Don't worry! We have an extensive offering of core and elective credits to get you to 120 credits.
  • At Geneva, we understand the role that family plays in the development of new members of society because we understand the God-given function of a family. You'll learn why God views the family as an institution, how sin has led to brokenness in the family, and how we can help bring about restoration of the family unit.
  • Courses are taught by faculty throughout the U.S. with extensive academic and professional experience in the field, giving students valuable experiences observing, interviewing, and networking with professionals in the field.
*Ordinarily only credits earned at institutions accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). In the case of international transfers, nationally approved institutions will be accepted as transfer credit.

Benefits of Geneva's Online Child & Family Services Program:

  • Curriculum emphasizes child growth and development and the critical role that family plays in the maturation of the individual. What you learn will prepare you to affect positive change for children and families through social systems and policies.
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in this field are expected to grow faster than average at 11% through 2024. That increase is equivalent to 44,200 new jobs.
  • Earning your Child and Family Services degree opens the door to new career opportunities in a variety of sectors, including business, government, nonprofits, social services, and educational institutions. Graduates of our program will be prepared to fill or advance into roles such as:
    • Children’s Advocate Coordinator
    • Children’s Librarian
    • Day Care Center Director
    • Early Childhood Interventionist
    • Family Day Care Provider
    • Family Resource Coordinator
    • Recreation Center Director
  • The skills and principles you'll learn through Geneva's BPS in Child and Family Services program prepare you to not only engage the professional world now, but also to do restorative work with eternal impact.

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