The Master of Arts degree in Couple & Family Therapy program prepares professionals to provide services to help individuals, couples, and families to increase mental health and relationship satisfaction in settings such as mental health centers, non-profit agencies, private practices and hospitals. This program follows Colorado state licensure requirements for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT).
The program requires 300 hours of clinical work, 100 of which must be relational (couple and/or family therapy) clinical hours, with no distinction between practicum and internship in the collection of these clinical hours. The master’s degree is a two and a half to three and a half-year program, including a 12-16 months of practicum and internship.
The program is accredited by COAMFTE, the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.