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Family History

BYU’s Family History/Genealogy program is unique; it offers the only bachelor’s in family history in North America and its international scope is unrivaled. It offers intensive training and prepares students for a variety of professions and community service. The combination of evidence analysis, technology, and paleography skills makes family history/genealogy a gateway discipline for multiple historical, genealogical, archival, library, and research professions.

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Why Study Family History?

Becoming a Family History/Genealogy major was one of the best decisions I ever made. My degree has afforded me the chance to develop and strengthen interests in business, culture, history, language, public speaking, and research.
BYU Family History Graduate