Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
The Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy requires completion of 60 credits. Candidates must maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0, complete a five-semester continuous and uninterrupted clinical training sequence, in which they provide a minimum of 500 direct contact hours of clinical treatment (250 of which must be relational hours) and receive 100 hours of supervision (50 of which must be individual supervision using direct observation of candidates' clinical work). Candidates must evidence required clinical, ethical, and conceptual competencies and pass a comprehensive examination at the end of the program.
The 60-credit master's degree program is typically completed within a 3-6 year period, although students may attend on a full-time basis which will enable them to complete the program more quickly. A personalized program of study is designed for candidates upon admission to determine their progression through the program.