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Our program is structured in a part-time, cohort format with students taking six hours each semester until they begin their dissertation.

Year 1

Fall Semester 

Course Credit Hours

MFT 8320 Advanced Marriage & Family Therapy

3
MFT 8321 Theory Building in Family Sciences  3

Spring Semester 

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8322 Theories of the Family 3
MFT 8323 Substance Abuse in the Family 3

Summer Semester

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8324 Current Research & Issues in Professional Development for MFT 3
MFT 8325 Neuroscience/Psychopharmacology for Family Therapists 3

 

Year 2

Fall Semester 

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8326 Sexuality and Family Therapy 3
MFF 8302 Principles of Education Research  3

Spring Semester 

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8331 American Families in Crisis  3
MFT 8307 Statist Methods of Inquiry  3

Summer Semester 

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8414 Marriage & Family Practicum I 3
MFT 8416 Quantitative Design, Statistics, and Analysis 3
Year 3

Fall Semester 

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8305 Qualitative Design & Analysis  3
MFT 8415 Marriage & Family Practicum II 3

Spring Semester

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8333 Supervision in Fam Therapy   3
MFT 8416 Marriage & Family Practicum III 3

Summer Semester 

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8118 Comprehensive Exam Preparation 3
MFT 8417 Marriage & Family Practicum IV 3
MFT 8334 Final Master Study  3
Year 4

Fall Semester 

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8328 Dissertation Design and Proposal 3

Spring Semester

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8329 Dissertation Data Collection & Analysis  3

Summer Semester 

Course Credit Hours
MFT 8330 Dissertation Defense 3

Total Credit Hours: 68

This is a cohort style program and you'll take 6 credit hours per semester. Download your example degree plan today or see more details by logging into your Ramlink account. You can also see course numbers and descriptions by looking at the University Catalog.

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This is an example degree plan to help you while you're planning your course schedule each semester. You can decide what courses to take and in what order.

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Graduate Admissions

Location: Baker-Martin House
Phone: 817-531-4930
Toll Free: 1-800-580-8980
graduate@txwes.edu

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact Us
Graduate Admissions

Location: Baker-Martin House
Phone: 817-531-4930
Toll Free: 1-800-580-8980
graduate@txwes.edu

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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