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Master of Arts in:

Couples, Marital and Family Therapy

The Master's Degree in Counseling - Couples, Marital and Family Therapy Program is a rigorous, comprehensive counselor education program with theoretical and practical training in therapeutic work with individuals, couples, and families.

Marital and Family Therapy graduates pursue careers in mental health centers and clinics, hospitals, and private practice as therapists, supervisors and program administrators. Most students have a background in psychology or social work, but other fields, including education, nursing and business are also represented.

This program requires 60 semester hours and a comprehensive examination for graduation.

Upon completion of program, students will have met the academic eligibility requirements for Pennsylvania License in Marriage and Family Therapy and Professional Counseling.

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Admission Requirements

Official transcripts from previous colleges or universities (non-KU), 3 letters of recommendation, 3.0 undergraduate GPA, psychobiographical statement, resume.

Application and Admission information

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Program Checksheets

Recommended Graduate Application Deadlines

Graduate Students

For Counseling/Student Affairs programs:

*To enroll for the next Fall semester, complete application file by Feb. 1 (early review) or March 1 (regular review).

*To enroll for the next Spring semester, complete application file by Sept. 1 (early review) or Oct. 1 (regular review).