St. Cloud State University

College of Education

Marriage and Family Therapy


St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Marriage and Family Therapy.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

As a student of Marriage and Family Therapy, you will be trained as a highly qualified therapist and graduate qualified to provide help for a diverse range of clients with a wide range of mental health problems. You will learn the knowledge, skills and disposition to improve the quality of well-being for individuals, families and wider social systems within diverse and multicultural settings.

Program Highlights

  • An internship will provide 300-hours of supervised clinical contact 
  • Offered as a full-time or part-time program
  • Uses a cohort model
  • All classes have an experiential component

Program Distinctions

  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
  • Current faculty research projects include: Divorce in Muslim families, sexual health in Somali couples and children born through reproductive technologies and their families



International Student Requirements:

In addition to submitting an application, application fee, GRE/GMAT scores if required by program, and 3 letters of recommendation, international students must also submit scores from a language admission exam and financial documentation stating that the student can cover the cost of graduate study. Qualifying language admission exams and required scores are as follows: TOEFL: 550 on the paper exam or 79 on the iBT with no subscore under 17; Michigan Placement Test: 80; IELTS: 6.5.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 52-58

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 344.74 resident/538.86 non-resident USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9170 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13829 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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