Discover Your Roots with Family Tree University

By Holly Sanderson

Since its inception in 2000, Family Tree Magazine has been on a mission to connect family historians—regardless of experience level—with the latest and most valuable genealogy resources. Our mission is simple: to ignite your passion for uncovering your family’s history and be your partner in a captivating adventure of finding your ancestors.

But why settle for ordinary when you can embark on an extraordinary genealogical journey with us? Family Tree Magazine is more than just a periodical or a website; it’s your gateway to an immersive world of family history education. For over 13 years, we’ve been pioneering online genealogy education through Family Tree University, where you can access an array of genealogy courses, live webinars, and recorded sessions, all led by top experts in family history research.

Family Tree University: Where Genealogy Comes to Life

At a Glance: What Makes Family Tree University Outstanding

  • 300+ Educational Videos
  • 165+ Webinars
  • 60+ Courses

Every month, Family Tree University opens its virtual doors to a treasure trove of courses, lecture halls, and live webinars. Our expert instructors are dedicated to helping you navigate your genealogy journey. What sets us apart is the unparalleled access and support you receive from instructors. Moreover, you’ll enjoy access to workshop materials for a full year, making your learning experience comprehensive and flexible.

Courses: Unleash Your Genealogy Potential

Each course at Family Tree University is led by an instructor who is a seasoned expert in their field. They are there to guide you through self-guided lessons and answer your questions, ensuring your success. This level of personalized support is what truly distinguishes Family Tree University. And don’t forget, you’ll have access to the workshop materials for an entire year.

How Family Tree University courses work:

  • Register for the course
  • On the start date, log into our eLearning platform
  • Access to the course instructor runs until the course end date
  • After the course ends, you can read course materials for one year
  • Instructor and discussion board access will also end when the course concludes, so make sure you reach out and ask questions!

What’s Included:

  • Self-Paced Learning
  • Expert Support from Course Instructor
  • Video Presentations
  • Interactive Quizzes
  • Student Discussion Board
  • Downloadable Course Materials

Live Webinars: Real-Time Insights at Your Fingertips

Once a month, Family Tree University brings in renowned experts to present live and interactive webinars. Feel free to jot down notes and ask your burning questions during the dedicated Q&A session at the end. If you wish to revisit the webinar, no worries – you’ll have access to the recording for a full year, allowing you to learn at your own pace.

Lecture Halls: Dive into Enriching Content

To complement our live webinars, Family Tree University presents special broadcasts of our most popular lectures. These pre-recorded sessions are too valuable to miss. With access to the webinar recording for an entire year, you can revisit the content as often as you like. With one to two sessions each month, there’s always something new and exciting on the calendar.

At Family Tree University, we believe that our resources will not only elevate your family research but also help you forge a deeper connection with your family, both past and present. It’s a journey of discovery, connection, and understanding, and we’re here to make it an unforgettable one.