M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy

Required Courses
MFT 5301Introduction of Marriage and Family Therapy Theory3
MFT 5302Advanced Marriage and Family Therapy Theory3
MFT 5307Ethics in Marriage and Family Therapy3
MFT 5309Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Families3
MFT 5313The Person of the Therapist Identification3
MFT 5383Marriage and Family Therapy Pre-Practicum3
MFT 5391Clinical Practicum I3
MFT 5350Marriage and Family Therapy Research Methods3
MFT 5351Diverse Couples Assessment and Treatment3
MFT 5352Gender and Sexuality in Marriage and Family Therapy3
MFT 5353Medical Family Therapy3
MFT 5392Clinical Practicum II3
MFT 5356Combat Related Trauma3
MFT 5393Clinical Practicum III3
MFT 5394Clinical Practicum IV3
PSYC 5300Behavioral Statistics3
PSYC 5304Human Development3
Choose 3 of the following9
Treating Military Families
Common Factors in Marriage and Family Therapy
Group Process in Marriage and Family Therapy
Advanced Couples Interventions
Relationship Education
Addiction in Marriage and Family Therapy
Adolescent in Family Therapy
Delinquency in Marriage and Family Therapy
MFT 5090Marriage and Family Therapy Theory Comprehensive Examination0
Total Semester Credit Hours60

Course Information and Schedule

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Program Entry Requirements

Students will be admitted into the M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy program by the faculty once the application criteria are met. To be accepted into the M.S. Marriage and Family program, students must:

  • Programs of Psychology and Counseling Department Application
  • Timely submission of admission materials (as listed in current handbook)
  • Submitted GRE test scores

Program-Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and appropriate application of classical and postmodern MFT theories.

  2. Demonstrate basic and systemic therapeutic techniques.

  3. Assess how contextual issues affect individual lives and relational dynamics.

  4. Formulate and execute treatment plans based on individual issues, relational dynamics, and contextual issues.

  5. Assess the influence of their social location and personal experiences on the conceptualization and intervention of cases.

  6. Develop collaborative relationships with other mental health professionals and agencies within the local community.

  7. Demonstrate knowledge of current trends and research methods in the field of marriage and family therapy.