Pfeiffer University

School of Graduate Studies

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

Address:

4701 Park Road

Charlotte, NC 28209

United States

Phone:

(704) 945-7352

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Marriage and Family Therapy program at Pfeiffer provides clinical and academic
training required to become a licensed therapist working specifically with individuals,
couples, and families in a wide variety of work settings. The new program meets the
academic and experiential requirements for licensure as a marriage and family therapist in North Carolina and prepares students for the national AMFTRB exam.

Special Features

  • You can complete your master’s degree in three to four years while working full time.
  • Pfeiffer’s Marriage and Family Therapy program will be one of only three programs in North Carolina once accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.
  • You’ll study and train with a faculty of licensed marriage & family therapists who bring a wealth of professional experience and knowledge and who are supervisors or supervisor candidates approved by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
  • This program offers specialized training in working with individuals, couples, and families.
  • You’ll gain internship experience through field placements in a variety of therapeutic settings which ensure opportunities for specialized practice.
  • Professionalism and therapeutic alliance are highlights of your clinical training.
  • As part of our focus on professional identity, we strongly emphasize reflection on yourself as a therapist.
  • Our relational hours requirement fulfills the experiential competency for the MFT scope of training.
  • A thesis opportunity is provided for students applying for doctoral studies.
  • The Pfeiffer Institute, our training facility, is a state-of-the-art supervision clinic located adjacent to the Charlotte campus that is dedicated to the treatment of the couple and family system and the train

Accreditation:

Pfeiffer University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award Bachelor's and master's degrees.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Locale: Distant Rural Area

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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