This page is a source of information on colleges, universities, and research programs offered in the many diverse areas of family and consumer sciences.
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AAFCS accreditation is a status granted to family and consumer sciences units within colleges and universities that meet or exceed standards established by the AAFCS Council for Accreditation. The AAFCS Council for Accreditation has accredited many family and consumer sciences programs across the United States.
Assembly of Higher Education
The AAFCS Assembly of Higher Education (AHE) provides leadership for examining issues and changes that affect the family and consumer sciences profession in higher education. The table below categorizes AHE members by region and includes links to state listings of accredited and non-accredited members of the Assembly of Higher Education.
Task Force for Program Advancement
The mission of the cross-organizational Task Force on Program Advancement is "to proactively and collaboratively strengthen higher education programs in the human sciences/family and consumer sciences (HS/FCS) community. The organizations involved are:
Click here for more information about the Task Force, its purposes, and activities.