East Carolina University

College of Human Ecology

Marriage and Family Therapy


School of Allied Health Sciences

Science and Technology Building, Suite 300

Greenville, NC 27858

United States



Program Information

Degree Offered:

Ph.D. Medical Family Therapy, M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program prepares students as marriage and family therapists who are well grounded in systems theory and its application to clinical practice. The MFT program applies a diverse range of clinical and theoretical orientations that faculty members bring to the program. Particular attention is given to collaborative work with larger systems. Each student is encouraged to develop a personalized therapeutic orientation and style that integrate theory and technique. Faculty, students, and local mental health professionals work collaboratively with individuals and families on treatment teams in the ECU Family Therapy Clinic to develop and apply creative therapeutic strategies. Clinical faculty members provide weekly individual and group supervision of therapy conducted by students.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999