Marriage and Family Therapy (Minimum of 60 unit required)
The master's degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy will teach students to apply psychotherapeutic research and principles in the treatment of individuals, couples and families. The focus of the program is on clinical assessment, planning and implementation of treatment goals for those with emotional difficulties and distress. Students will learn the theories and ethical evidenced based practice of psychotherapy, to be applied in a variety of treatment settings. The program meets academic requirements for those who seek the California Marriage and Family Therapy License or the Professional Clinical Counselor license. 250 face-to-face fieldwork hours are required for the MFT license, whereas 280 face-to-face fieldwork hours are required for the LPCC.
Core Courses (21 units)
Counseling Courses (30 units)
Field Work (9 units)
(with a minimum of 250 face-to-face client contact hours for the MFT or 280 face-to-face hours for the LPCC acceptable to the BBS)
Students may take PSY 298 (MFT Capstone Exam) a maximum of two times. The examination must be successfully completed by the end of the semester the student intends to graduate.