Master of Arts in Family Studies

The MA in Family Studies requires completion of a minimum of 33 credits. Candidates must maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0 and pass a comprehensive examination and/or master's thesis at the end of the program.

Students are required to complete the following courses:

PY 0433Behavioral Statistics3
PY 0475Program Evaluation3
PY 0571Research in Psychology3
Select 8 courses from the following, in consultation with advisor:24
Social Justice and Diversity in Professional Practice
Lifespan Human Development
Introduction to Substance Abuse and Addictions
Professional Practice with LGBTQ Youth and Families
Divorce, Single-Parenting, and Remarriage
Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy
Intervention in Structural and Strategic Family Therapy
Foundations of Marital and Family Therapy
Research in Marriage and Family Therapy
Advanced Interventions in Family Therapy
Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Family Therapy
Couples Therapy
Special Topics in Family Therapy (Shell)
FT 0099Comprehensive Exam0
Total Credits33