MS in Marital and Family Therapy Degree Outline

The MSMFT prepares students for licensure or certification as a marital and family therapist or as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). Students may also choose an emphasis in the growing field of Medical Family Therapy, in which they learn to serve clients and families affected by illness and to provide therapy in medical contexts.

Theology / Integration24 units
FI500 Introduction to Integration (2 units)
FI510A/B/C/D Integration Formation Group (2 units)
OT500 Old Testament Introduction
NT500 New Testament Introduction
MT501 Doing Theology in Global Contexts
ET501 Christian Ethics
____ Choose 4 units from a pre-approved list of SOT or SIS
Family Studies16 units
FS500 Family Systems Dynamics
FS501 Gender and Sexuality
FS505 Child and Family Development
FS511 Cultural and Ethnic Issues in Marital and Family Intervention
Electives8 units
F___ Choose 4 units from MFT department
____ Choose 4 units from SOP, SOT or SIS
Marital & Family Therapy36 units
FT502 Legal and Ethical Issues in Family Practice
FT508 Psychopathology and Family Systems
FT514 Family Therapy
FT515 Marital Therapy
FT520 Child and Adolescent Therapy
FT522 Assessment
FT526 Addiction and Family Treatment (2 units)
FT527 Divorced and Reconstituted Families (2 units)
FT532 Working with Children and Families of Color (2 units)
FT535 Group Therapy (2 units)
FT549 Psychopharmacology
Clinical Training18 units
FT530A Clinical Foundations I (2 units)
FT530B Clinical Foundations II (2 units)
FT530A Clinical Foundations III (2 units)
FT550 Practicum (12 units)
FT555 Practicum Continuation (0 units)
Family Research4 units
FR501 Research Methods, Statistics, and Design
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