Ave Maria University
This program aims to introduce you to the extraordinary mystery of mankind’s highest act: natural and supernatural love, caritas. In this comprehensive study, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the meaning and context of relationships, marriage, family life, human development and the Catholic perspective of sexuality in holy matrimony.
Careers: Childcare Provider, Family Counselor, Youth Advocate, Social Worker
Explore the philosophical reality of love as the fulfillment of the human person, involving intellect, will and affectivity. You’ll engage with ancient and medieval thinkers to examine the married vocation as well as the concept and history of the family in society. You’ll also gain insight into the critical elements and psychological principles of nourishing a robust, healthy and Catholic family.
Fast Fact: Connect with some of the world’s greatest minds on the topic of love, marriage, and family including St. Gregory of Nyssa, Aristotle, Plato, and St. Thomas Aquinas.
Education: B.S., Economics, University of Louisville; M.A., Economics, George Mason University; Ph.D., Economics, George Mason University
Office: Prince 104
Phone: (239) 304-7929
Education: B.S., Economics, San Diego State University; M.A., Economics, San Diego State University; Ph.D., Economics, University of Georgia
Office: Prince 105
Phone: (239) 304-7928
Education: B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, University of South Carolina; M.A., Economics, University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Economics, University of Notre Dame
Office: Prince 111
Phone: (239) 280-1611
Career Services prides itself on providing students, alumni and employers with the opportunity to connect. No matter where you are in your career search, whether it’s deciding on a path, preparing for your first job interview or working on graduate school or fellowship applications, we can help.
The spiritual life on campus is the beating heart of Ave. Whether it’s attending Mass, receiving the sacraments, participating in retreats or getting spiritual direction, you’ll find the spiritual support you need from the priests and staff of Campus Ministry.
With AMU’s core curriculum, you’ll not only achieve breadth of knowledge, but also depth of knowledge. You’ll encounter the truth about God and His creation more completely through the dynamic interplay of all of the liberal arts, including theology and natural science.
Sunny skies, warm temperatures, a beautiful campus. What more could you want? How about a community-like atmosphere, quality instructors who care about your success, a wealth of spiritual activities, expert career guidance… and that’s only the beginning. Imagine your future at AMU. It all starts by filling out our free application today.