If you are interested in pursuing CFLE certification, you must complete the required coursework (see below) plus an internship. Upon graduation, you will qualify to apply for your CFLE certification through the CFLE-Approved Program Application.
About Family Life Education
Family Life Education is the practice of equipping and empowering family members to develop knowledge and skills that enhance well-being and strengthen interpersonal relationships through an educational, preventive, and strengths-based approach (NCFR). More about Family Life Education.
Family Life Educators work in a variety of settings, including health care, community education, faith communities, junior and senior high schools, colleges and universities, social service agencies, corporate settings, government agencies, corrections, retirement communities, and the military, and more. Read more about the job market for CFLEs.
Applicants must apply online through the CFLE-approved program application process within two years of graduation, and all courses on the checklist must have been completed no more than seven years prior to graduation.
Applicants eligible to apply through the CFLE-approved program process DO NOT need to take the CFLE exam.
In order to qualify to apply for CFLE certification, you must: