UGA Specific Information for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

The FACS Education curriculum is comprised of College of Education teaching methodology courses and from the following degree program areas offered by the College of Family and Consumer Sciences: Human Development and Family Science; Foods and Nutrition; Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics; and Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors. Completers of this program will be eligible for state educator certification in Family and Consumer Sciences for grades 6-12.

Graduates may be employed in schools, extension offices and education centers as FACS educators. FACS educators are equipped to help others improve their quality of their lives in areas such as eating healthy, developing in their families, and improving their homes. FACS Education majors have multiple teaching offers in the State of Georgia after graduation.  Placement is 100%.  FACS Education graduates teach courses in nutrition, parenting, childcare, fashion merchandising, and interior design.  Graduates are also employed as educators by government entities, business and industry, or community based non-profits.

Class of 2022 Career Outcomes for Family and Consumer Sciences Education*

** Includes Self-Employed

Campus Resources

  • Connect with Jessica McLeod-Waddell, your Career Consultant - click here to find information on how to schedule an appointment 

  • Daily Drop-In Hours: (staffed by Career Center graduate assistants and student interns)

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Professional Associations/Resources

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONSNational Alliance of Black School Educators • National Education Association • Association of American Educators • National Coalition for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

COMPANY & SALARY RESEARCH - Career Bliss • GlassDoor •

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Employers/Position Title Reported by Class of 2022 Family and Consumer Sciences Education majors

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
* denotes no responses received.

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring...," "Job Titles of...," "Career Outcomes for...," and "Graduate/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2022 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Family and Consumer Sciences Education Majors

Buford City School District | Cherokee County Schools | Douglas County School System | Fannin County School District | Hapeville Charter Career Academy | Houston County Schools | Taweda County Schools

Possible Job Titles for UGA Family and Consumer Sciences Education Majors

Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher | Teacher

Graduate/Professional Schools attended by Class of 2022 Family and Consumer Sciences Education majors

The information below represents graduate/professional schools and programs reported through the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Graduate School Program(s)
Augusta Technical College Not Specified
University of Georgia Workforce Education, PhD
University of Georgia Workforce Education, PhD
* denotes no responses received.