Marriage and Family Therapy

The Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program focuses on a core curriculum designed to prepare students to work from a systemic perspective with individuals, couples and families in a variety of mental health settings. The program consists of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours. Students are required to accumulate 500 client contact hours and a minimum of 100 hours of supervision to complete requirements for graduation. Clinical supervision is based on live observation, videotape, or audiotape.

Admission Requirements

  • School of Counseling application supplement form
  • Three letters of recommendation (departmental reference form)
  • Interview will be required for applicants who meet admission criteria

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Application Deadline

Applications to the master's degree program in Marriage and Family Therapy are accepted on a rolling basis until the program reaches its admission capacity. A review of the applications begins in February for Summer and Fall admission and in September for Spring admission. Applicants are strongly urged to apply as early as possible.

Additional Information

The MFT Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) and has been approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board as meeting the educational requirements for marriage and family licensure and professional counselor licensure.

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

Not all departments offer graduate assistantships. Students should inquire with the department directly to determine assistantship availability.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.

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