The Master of Arts (MA) in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program recognizes the need to provide marriage and family therapists with the extensive knowledge and range of skills necessary to function effectively in their profession. The program introduces students to basic skills that integrate systemic theoretical foundations of marriage and family therapy into appropriate client interaction and intervention skills. The program is designed to emphasize the development of attitudes, knowledge, and skills essential in the formation of marriage and family therapists who are committed to the ethical provision of quality services. The program has been developed by the school faculty members to provide working students with the opportunity to pursue personal and professional goals through completion of a master’s degree program.
The MA in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program is committed to educating and training students to enter a professional career as master’s level practitioners who can function ethically and effectively as skilled professionals with demonstrated knowledge of social and cultural diversity. This goal is achieved through a curriculum designed to integrate basic therapy, and practicum/ﬁeld experience into appropriate client interaction and intervention skills for utilization in a wide variety of settings with diverse clients.
Marriage and family therapy is recognized by the Public Health Service Act as one of the five core mental health professions, and the National Institute of Mental Health accepts marriage and family therapists as qualiﬁed mental health professionals.
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