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Department of Counseling and School Psychology

Department of Counseling and School Psychology

Marriage & Family Therapy
multicultural 2-year face-to-face training program

Program Highlights

Developing culturally responsive therapists with a diverse, compassionate and intelligent student body.
Experienced Faculty
Faculty of the MFT program are actively involved in class with students, clinical trainings, and often are practicing in the profession with diverse foci and specialties.
Commission on Accreditation for MFT Education Accredited, under the oversight of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
Community Engagement
Gain extensive clinical experience through community engagement, practicums, and traineeship placements. Conduct therapy at the Center for Community Counseling and Engagement (CCCE) early in training
Person running
Cohort 60 unit program model with 2 full years of face-to-face that begins in the summer of first year
“...Producing excellent
Marriage and Family Therapists
who are
multicultural thinkers,
skilled with Diverse families and
committed to social issues and change.”

News & Updates

info session

Info Sessions for Prospective Students

The MFT Program will be open for new applicants for 2018 coming fall 2017. Applications are due in the middle of December 2017.

Informational Sessions regarding the MFT program for the coming application season will be held in early October 2017 and early November 2017!

Location, date and time are usually determined at the beginning of the fall semester (late August, early September). Please check back here for any udated information.

Also, feel free to contact us for further information.


Open Faculty Position! 

The Assistant/Associate Professor: Marriage and Family Therapy position in Counseling and School Psychology has been posted on Interfolio. (Please look at the position description here)

Below is the unique URL for the posting: 

Please refer to the Faculty Advancement Hiring webpage for more information regarding the search process and how to access and use the Interfolio system. If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact the Interfolio help desk for assistance. 

Timeline for Admissions and Start of Classes

Applications open in early October
and due mid-December
group interview
Small-group interviews conducted
Notifications of acceptance sent out
Online portion of classes begins
In person portion of classes begins 

The Five C's

Embracing inter- and intra-group processes, differences and similarities.
Engagement from local to global levels.
Inclusive, respecting local knowledges.
Understanding contexts of human experience from biological to societal levels.
Relationally-oriented, integrated clinical work and pedagogies
Marriage & Family Therapy Program


Phone: 619-594-6109