Our M.A. in Marriage & Family Therapy prepares you to work with children, adults, couples, and families–combining both individually and interpersonally oriented therapeutic approaches. Our degree program is a competency-based and meets all of the professional accreditation standards of the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
Our rigorous academic curriculum challenges you to consider a balance of traditional and contemporary perspectives and empowers you to think critically about your practice. A dynamic mix of comprehensive clinical training and onsite internships complements this classroom learning, helping you bridge the gap between theory and practice.
Throughout our program we emphasize personal awareness, cultural diversity, ethical practice, and social responsibility. Our unique combination of these qualities sets us apart from other clinical training programs as does the opportunity to specialize in one of two cutting-edge fields: Art Therapy and Drama Therapy.
Our graduates meet the educational requirements for licensure as marriage and family therapists in the State of Washington. If you wish to obtain licensure from the State of Washington, or any other state, we can also help you understand and meet any additional post-graduate requirements.
Antioch University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The master’s program in marriage and family therapy is accredited by COAMFTE of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
International Student Requirements:
(1) Test of English as a Foreign Langueage (TOEFL)
(2) Evaluated international official transcripts
(3) Financial certification—Submit documentation of your ability to pay the educational and living expenses for your program. Examples include bank statements, loan documents or other written evidence of resources.