Adler University

Master of Arts in Couple and Family Therapy


17 N. Dearborn

Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Couple and Family Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our Master of Arts in Couple and Family Therapy (MCFT) program prepares entry-level marriage and family therapists (MFT) to serve families, couples, and individuals. With higher than average job growth projected over the next eight years and a spot on U.S. News and World Report’s 100 Best Jobs of 2016 list, couple and family therapists are paving the way for healthier communities.

Our innovative program, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education, trains students to be socially responsible clinicians sensitive to social justice and diversity. We are firmly grounded in major systemic models of couple and family therapy. It’s an approach that brings together intensive coursework with real-world clinical practicum experience—all led by experts in the field.

We embrace a scholar-practitioner approach with a unique focus on social justice that promotes positive change within personal relationships and larger social systems. Our program emphasizes excellence and
scholarship in clinical practice that is based on empirically based knowledge and techniques. Adler University is a nationally recognized pioneer in graduate education, training culturally competent clinicians
who advocate for a more just society around the globe.

  • COAMFTE-accredited.
  • Empower families, couples, and individuals as a clinician trained to tackle real-world issues.
  • Earn your degree in two years of full-time study.
  • Train with expert faculty and gain hands-on clinical experience to pursue your professional goals.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Eligibility Requirements:

No recent HS Grads. Only accepting students working on or already have a Bachelors or Masters Degree.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 61

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

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