THE GRADUATE SCHOOL: COUNSELING

 

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY PROGRAMS

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 Department Requirements - 61 hours

CNL 7023 Human Development
CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations
CNL 7113 Principles of Family Therapy
CNL 7133 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNL 7613 Family of Origin
CNL 7623 Family Systems
CNL 7633 Principles of Marital Therapy
CNL 7643 Family Sexuality
CNL 8023 Advanced Psychopathology
CNL 8033 Christian Foundations in Counseling
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 8701 Pre-Practicum Lab
CNL 8773 Practicum I: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8783 Practicum II: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8873 Internship I
CNL 8883 Internship II

One of the following:

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

 2. One elective from among the following - 3 hours

CNL 7123 Group Theory
CNL 7313 Career Development Information and Vocational Education
CNL 7353 Introduction to Play Therapy
CNL 8353 Advanced Techniques in Play Therapy
CNL 8903 Selected Topics in Counseling (as advised)

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

 

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

1. Counseling Department Requirements - 61 hours

CNL 7023 Human Development
CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations
CNL 7113 Principles of Family Therapy
CNL 7133 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNL 7613 Family of Origin
CNL 7623 Family Systems
CNL 7633 Principles of Marital Therapy
CNL 7643 Family Sexuality
CNL 8023 Advanced Psychopathology
CNL 8033 Christian Foundations in Counseling
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 8701 Pre-Practicum Lab
CNL 8773 Practicum I: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8783 Practicum II: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8873 Internship I
CNL 8883 Internship II

One of the following:

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

 2. Community Counseling Emphasis - 6 hours

CNL 7123 Group Theory
CNL 7313 Career Development Information and Vocational Education

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67

 

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

1. Counseling Department Requirements - 61 hours

CNL 7023 Human Development
CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations
CNL 7113 Principles of Family Therapy
CNL 7133 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNL 7613 Family of Origin
CNL 7623 Family Systems
CNL 7633 Principles of Marital Therapy
CNL 7643 Family Sexuality
CNL 8023 Advanced Psychopathology
CNL 8033 Christian Foundations in Counseling
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 8701 Pre-Practicum Lab
CNL 8773 Practicum I: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8783 Practicum II: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8873 Internship I
CNL 8883 Internship II

One of the following:

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

 2. Play Therapy Emphasis - 9 hours

CNL 7353 Introduction to Play Therapy
CNL 8353 Advanced Techniques in Play Therapy
CNL 8913 Selected Topics in Play Therapy

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

 

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

1. Counseling Department Requirements - 61 hours

CNL 7023 Human Development
CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations
CNL 7113 Principles of Family Therapy
CNL 7133 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNL 7613 Family of Origin
CNL 7623 Family Systems
CNL 7633 Principles of Marital Therapy
CNL 7643 Family Sexuality
CNL 8023 Advanced Psychopathology
CNL 8033 Christian Foundations in Counseling
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 8701 Pre-Practicum Lab
CNL 8773 Practicum I: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8783 Practicum II: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8873 Internship I
CNL 8883 Internship II

One of the following:

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

 2. School Counseling Emphasis - 18 hours

CNL 7123 Group Theory
CNL 7313 Career Development Information and Vocational Education
CNL 8013 Assessment
CNL 8523 Orientation to Counseling in Elementary and Secondary Schools
CNL 8533 School Policies and Issues
CNL 8733 Practicum I: School Counseling

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79