Family Psychology programs prepare individuals to provide therapeutic, evaluative, and research services to families and individuals in the family unit context. Includes instruction in natural and family systems theory, family and group rituals, family evaluation and assessment, marital and couples therapy, sex therapy, parenting, interviewing techniques, genogram construction, family sculpting, diversity issues, family violence, family law, and professional standards and ethics.
For all the 64 degrees granted in Family Psychology per year, the majority of them are Masters degree. Out of the 15 students earning degrees at the Bachelors degree level in the US, 80% percent identify as women and 20% percent identify as men. Though students at schools all over the US study Family Psychology, Kansas has the most graduates. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Family Psychology is $44,000.
The highest paying job for Family Psychology majors is Psychologists, All Other. However, something else to consider is how many job openings there currently is. A job that is in high need that a degree in Family Psychology can prepare you for is Psychologists, All Other.