Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy, Ph.D.
To successfully complete the program, a student must complete the core courses and the required courses (a total of 68 -71 credit hours.)
|Principles of Couple Therapy
|Strat for Intervent in Family Therapy
|Family of Origin
MFT Core Curriculum
To successfully complete the program, a student must complete the core courses, research courses, practica, and dissertation.
|Adv Marriage/Fam Therapy
|Theory Bldg Family Sciences
|Theories of the Family
|Substance Abuse in Family
|Cur Res/Iss of Pro Dev & Eth in MFT
|Neurosci/Pharma for Fam Therap
|Sexuality & Family Therapy
|Supervision in Fam Therapy
One of these two courses, MFT 8323 or MFT 8326, may be waived with provided documentation of licensure as a AASECT or LCDC.
|Princ of Educa Research
|Quant Design, Stat & Analysis
|Qualita Design & Analysis
|Statist Methods of Inquiry
|Disserta Design & Proposal
|Disserta Data Collect Analysis
|Disserta Data Collect Analysis Dissertation Defense
Students are required to enroll in MFT 8329
at least once, and may enroll twice if additional time is needed to complete data collection and analysis for the dissertation.
On-Campus OR Study Abroad Options
Students are required to complete both on-campus courses, OR both study abroad courses. Participation in study abroad requires enrolling in six hours and may be taken once. Students who are interested in Study Abroad should consult with their advisor.
|American Families in Crisis
|Mft Final Master Study
Study Abroad Courses
|Fam Therapy/Crisis Intervention
|Final Masters Study
Total Hours (68-71)
* Students are required to enroll in MFT 8329 at least once, and may enroll twice if additional time is needed to complete data collection and analysis for the dissertation.
* Based on the master’s transcript evaluation, program hours will be increased for students without the appropriate graduate coursework in Marriage and Family Therapy due to the addition of foundation courses.