Develop your identity as a couple and family therapist with our Master of Science in Marriage & Family Therapy Program. Through rigorous course work, research and clinical training, you will learn about couple and family dynamics. You’ll learn a systems theoretical orientation with an emphasis on relationships, a client load that focuses on couples and families and specific interventions for couple and family issues.
- April 15 - Summer Semester (or early decision Fall Semester)
- June 15 - Fall Semester (or early decision Spring Semester)
- October 15 - Spring Semester (or early decision Summer Semester)
2012-2013 Interview Dates
- October 26, 2012
- April 26, 2013
- June 28, 2013
Critera for admission include:
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with at least 18 hours in psychology. Psychology hours must include course work in Statistics and a development course (Child Adolescent, Adulthood or Life Span).
- One of the following requirements:
- Qualifying GPA score (3.0 cumulative or 3.25 last 60 hours)
- GRE score of 900 or greater (or equivalent based on new score scale)
- Mental health casework and/or field experience with minimum GPA of 2.5 cumulative
- Interview session with program faculty.
Consideration for admission to the Counseling graduate program is contingent upon submission of the following items:
- A non-refundable application fee of $50
- An official transcript from each institution of higher education attended
- Three letters of recommendation
- Statement of Purpose Essay
- Background Check
- GRE official score report (if GPA requirements not met)
Tuition & Financial Aid
M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy Cost per credit hour (2012-2013)
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Students should expect to incur additional charges that may increase the tuition and fee total. The above costs are an estimate/basic cost of tuition and fees only. Estimated total cost of attendance for 51 hour program is $37,000. Not including books and living expenditures.
Financial aid is available to eligible applicants through several federal loan programs. In addition, the University offers extended payment plans and direct company billing. Students interested in applying for financial aid through these programs should request a financial aid packet from the Financial Aid Office.
They can be called at (817) 531-4420.