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Marriage and Family Therapy, M.A.

Becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)

Receive training and supervision to provide mental health treatment to diverse populations of individuals, couples, and families from a relational, systemic perspective.

The USJ M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy:

  • Emphasizes a broad blend of theoretical knowledge and therapeutic approaches
  • Uses the “General Systems” paradigm as the basic orientation
  • Includes 12 consecutive months (3 semesters/500 hours) of clinical internship
  • Offers a Certificate of Completion for training in Evidence Based Practice issued by Wheeler Clinic, funded by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families
  • Includes certification as a PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator to work with couples in therapy
  • Is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
  • Learn more about our program mission and program goals in the MFT Student Handbook

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