What Certifications Can You Earn?
When you pass one of the assessments offered by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), you can earn the corresponding certification:
Professional development within the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences encompasses: the Certification Program; the Accreditation Program; and numerous opportunities to assume leadership roles, publish in the Association's professional journals, and enhance personal knowledge and skills through participation in meetings, seminars, and workshops at district, state, and national levels.
Certification is based on individual mastery of knowledge common and essential to all family and consumer sciences professionals as verified by a minimum of a baccalaureate degree and successful completion of the National Family and Consumer Sciences Examination. The AAFCS Certification Program is designed to:
Benefits of Certification
Becoming certified is the most credible credential a family and consumer sciences professional can achieve. The AAFCS Certification Program provides the following exclusive benefits: