Child, Family and Social Services

Child, Family and Social Services has been identified as a Unique Area of Excellence at Nicholls State University.

Reasons for this distinction include:

  • Nationally accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences and the American Dietetics Association
  • Outstanding internship program in over 75 social service agencies in the region
  • High percentage of graduates accepted into graduate schools in the areas of counseling, social work and marriage and family therapy
  • Recipient of over 2 million dollars in grants in the past 10 years
  • Optional minors available in two areas: Addictive Behaviors and Gerontology
  • Exemplary graduating senior assessment programs
  • Partnership with Louisiana Department of Social Services
  • Partnership with Louisiana Department of Addictive Behavior
  • Active student organizations
  • Laboratory experience with the Nicholls Family Resource Center (information and referral service for community agencies)
  • Active community involvement with family service agencies throughout student’s college experience

You can find more information on this program by visiting the Child, Family and Social Services web site.