Marriage and Family Therapy

Fall 2016 application deadline: January 15, 2016

Please plan to attend one of the informational sessions to learn more about the program. No RSVP necessary - see you there!

  • Thursday, September 17 – 12:00-1:00 p.m. – Cowden 105  LL270* Location Change
  • Thursday, October 15 – 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Cowden 105

The ASU T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a Master's of Advanced Study in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAS-MFT) program.

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The purpose of this self-contained accelerated program is to provide high quality coursework and supervised internship experiences that meet the degree requirements for licensure in the State of Arizona to practice marriage and family therapy as determined and defined by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. The degree requirements are specified by the board and the program is designed to train practitioners who wish to practice marriage and family therapy.

This 39-credit hour program will prepare the student to:

  1. Use appropriate written, verbal and nonverbal communication skills with therapy clients and professionals.
  2. Apply ethics to marriage and family therapy incorporating the rules and regulations of the profession, critical thinking and compassion.
  3. Conduct marriage and family therapy with clients of diverse backgrounds based upon an awareness and appreciation of diversity.
  4. Apply knowledge of systems theory to practice.
  5. Apply knowledge of marriage and family therapy models to practice.
  6. Provide reasoning in support of diagnosis and treatment interventions.
  7. Completion of the educational requirements for master's in family therapy licensure eligibility as defined by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (BBHE).

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For additional information, please contact:

Mary Doyle

Karissa Greving Mehall