Program Curriculum

Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy (60 hour minimum)

Full Time Student Schedule (Students interested in the part time track should contact the MFT program director to discuss part time options):

Fall 1st Year

FAM 650 Individual and Family Life Cycle Development
FAM 655 Theories of MFT I: Survey of Major Models
FAM 692 Special Problems in Family Relations (Psychopathology)
FAM 600 Pre-Practicum in MFT

Spring 1st Year

FAM 656 Theories of MFT II: Evidence Based
FAM 660 Assessment in Marriage and Family Therapy
FAM 675 The Practice of Research in Child and Family Studies
FAM 790 *Supervised Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy (3 hrs)

Summer 1st Year

FAM 615 Gender and Culture
FAM 659 Ethics in MFT
FAM 790 Supervised Practicum in MFT

Fall 2nd Year

FAM 610 Marital Therapy
FAM 651 Parents and Children: Problem Resolution
FAM 790 *Supervised Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy (6 hrs)

Spring 2nd Year

FAM 665 Sex Therapy
FAM 663 Professional Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy
FAM 790 *Supervised Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy (6 hrs)

Summer 2nd Year

FAM 790 *Supervised Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy

NOTE: *Students must complete the following minimum practicum requirements prior to graduation:
1. 500 hours of face-to-face client contact, of which 250 hours of the client contact must be relational therapy (couples or families). 200 out of the 500 client contact hours must be completed at the University Clinic for Family Therapy.
2.100 hours of supervision, comprising both group and individual supervision. 50 of these 100 hours of supervision must be based on raw data (live, videotape, or audiotape).