School of Psychology

MS IN MARITAL AND FAMILY THERAPY DEGREE OUTLINE

The MSMFT prepares students for licensure or certification as a marital and family therapist or as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC - Pasadena campus only). Students may also focus on Medical Family Therapy, in which they learn to serve families affected by illness and to provide family therapy in medical contexts.

This program consists of a total of 106 units.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Online application opens: August 1
Application completion deadline: February 15

THEOLOGY / INTEGRATION     24 UNITS
FI500 Introduction to Integration (2 units)
FI510A/B/C/D Integration Formation Group (2 units)
OT500 Old Testament Introduction
NT500 New Testament Introduction
MT501 Doing Theology in Global Contexts
ET501 Christian Ethics
____ Choose 4 units from a pre-approved list of SOT or SIS courses
FAMILY STUDIES     16 UNITS
FS500 Family Systems Dynamics
FS501 Gender and Sexuality
FS505 Child and Family Development
FS511 Cultural and Ethnic Issues in Marital and Family Intervention
ELECTIVES     8 UNITS
F___ Choose 4 units from MFT department
____ Choose 4 units from SOP, SOT or SIS
MARITAL & FAMILY THERAPY     36 UNITS
FT502 Legal and Ethical Issues in Family Practice
FT508 Psychopathology and Family Systems
FT514 Family Therapy
FT515 Marital Therapy
FT520 Child and Adolescent Therapy in Family Contexts
FT522 Assessment of Individuals, Couples, and Families
FT526 Addiction and Family Treatment (2 units)
FT533 Vulnerable Family Systems: Addressing Mental Health Disparities and Complex Trauma
FT535 Group Therapy (2 units)
FT549 Psychopharmacology
CLINICAL TRAINING     18 UNITS
FT530A Clinical Foundations I (2 units)
FT530B Clinical Foundations II (2 units)
FT530A Clinical Foundations III (2 units)
FT550 Practicum (12 units)
FT555 Practicum Continuation (0 units)
FAMILY RESEARCH     4 UNITS
FR501 Research Methods, Statistics, and Design in Marital and Family Therapy