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Who We Are

Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Cooperative Extension is made up of human scientists, including county educators and extension specialists, from the OSU College of Education and Human Sciences who focus on issues that affect our daily lives. These issues include health, hunger, environment, finances, family breakdown, jobs and employment, resilience, risky behaviors, safety and more. We work closely with OSU Extension’s 4-H Youth Development to support positive youth development in the state by bringing the best science to solving problems and enhancing lives.

Goal of Family & Consumer Sciences

Our goal is to help Oklahoma families, youth and individuals develop and grow in safe and healthy ways. We accomplish this through research-based education that meets community needs and ultimately improves lives, society and the economy.

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What We Do

Family & Consumer Sciences offer an extensive menu of educational programs focused on statewide initiatives to help improve the lives of all Oklahomans. Learn more about the available programs below.


Family & Consumer Sciences Newsletters

Don't Let Hectic Schedules Interfere with Family Cohesiveness

September 1, 2023

Matt Brosi provides parents with advice on how not letting hectic schedules interfere with family cohesiveness when starting back to school.

Evans takes on assistant state food safety specialist role

August 29, 2023

Christi Evans is the new assistant state food safety specialist for Oklahoma State University Extension.

Healthy Snacks Provide Fuel for School

July 26, 2023

With the beginning of a new school year right around the corner, many children will be depending on snacks to get them through the day.

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