University of Maryland - College Park

School of Public Health

Couple and Family Therapy

Address:

University of Maryland

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742

United States

Phone:

1-301-985-7069

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Couple and Family Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.S. in Couple and Family Therapy (CFT) provides students with the coursework and supervised clinical training typically required in states with Marriage and Family Therapy licensure. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). The Couple and Family Therapy M.S. program requires 48 credits for the non-thesis option and 51 credits for the thesis option. Completion of the program, which includes the 2-year internship, generally requires 2 to 2 1/2 years. The mission of the CFT Master's program is to prepare competent, effective therapists for clinical practice and advancement of the marriage and family therapy discipline. The program seeks to train professionals who demonstrate superior therapeutic skills, ethical integrity, intellectual curiosity, and a sincere commitment to working with families from diverse populations.

Accreditation:

Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

International Student Requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 233 or above on the computer based test (CBT) (with a writing score of 4.0 or above) or a score of 100 and above on the internet based

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 51

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 444.00

In State Tuition (per year): 3996

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

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