Marriage and Family Therapy, MA
- Graduate School Application
- Official transcripts from institutions attended
- Three letters of recommendation.
- School of Counseling Application Supplement Form.
- Interview will be required for applicants who meet admission criteria.
Applications to the master's degree program in Marriage and Family Therapy are accepted on a rolling basis until the program reaches its admission capacity. A review of the applications begins in February for Summer and Fall admission and in September for Spring admission. Applicants are strongly urged to apply as early as possible.
This graduate program is designed to prepare graduates to provide clinical services to individuals, couples, families, and groups from a systemic/relational and multiculturally-informed perspective.
The Marriage and Family Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).
Graduates are eligible to take the National Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Exam. This program meets licensure requirements for the Marriage and Family Therapy license in Ohio.
|Area I: Marriage and Family Therapy Foundations|
|COUN:623||Marriage & Family Counseling/Therapy Ethics & Professional Identity||3|
|COUN:652||Techniques of MFT||3|
|COUN:655||Marriage & Family Therapy: Theory & Techniques||3|
|COUN:656||Assessment Methods & Treatment Issues in Marriage & Family Therapy||3|
|COUN:669||Systems Theory in Family Therapy||3|
|Area II: Clinical Foundations|
|COUN:601||Research and Program Evaluation in Counseling||3|
|COUN:620||Issues in Sexuality for Counselors||3|
|COUN:648||Individual & Family Development Across the Life-Span||3|
|COUN:662||Diagnosis in Counseling||3|
|COUN:664||Advanced Diagnosis in Counseling||3|
|COUN:734||Addiction Counseling II: Treatment Planning & Intervention Strategies||3|
|Area III: Electives|
|COUN:622||Introduction to Play Therapy||3|
|or COUN:650||Filial Therapy|
|Area IV: Clinical Experience Requirements|
|COUN:673||PrePracticum in MFT||2|
|COUN:675||Practicum in Counseling||5|
While taking the Required Clinical Experience coursework students must obtain 500 direct client contact hours and 100 supervision hours to graduate.
Students must sign up for Practicum at least one year in advance as space is limited. Sign up with the School of Counseling.
Students must enroll in COUN:673 PrePracticum in MFT twice for a total of two credits.
Students must enroll in COUN:685 Master's Internship twice for a total of six credits.
Students must receive a pass grade on the Master’s Comprehensive Examination.