THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES

MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.S.) - MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY

The Marriage and Family Therapy Program is for candidates preparing for a profession as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). A minimum of sixty-four semester hours of credit is required to complete the Marriage and Family Therapy Program. Upon completion of the program, candidates are eligible to "sit" for the national examinations in MFT and to pursue state licensure.

 

Requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Marriage and Family Therapy

1. Counseling Core Requirements - 22 hours

CNL 7023 Human Development
CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations
CNL 7133 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNL 7613 Family of Origin
CNL 8033 Christian Foundations in Counseling
CNL 8073 Diagnosis and Case Management
CNL 8701 Pre-Practicum Lab

One of the following:

CNL 7013 Statistics and Research
CNL 8313 Applied Research (Program Director recommendation required)

2.   Marriage and Family Therapy Major Core Requirements – 39 hours

CNL 7113 Principles of Family Therapy
CNL 7623 Family Systems
CNL 7633 Principles of Marital Therapy
CNL 7643 Family Sexuality
CNL 8043 Relationship Assessment
CNL 8133 Advanced Psychopharmacology
CNL 8143 Child and Adolescent Counseling
CNL 8433 Professional Development and Ethics
CNL 8613 Brief Therapy
CNL 8813 Practicum I
CNL 8823 Practicum II
CNL 8873 Internship I
CNL 8883 Internship II

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64