Course Sequence

Our M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy is comprised of 48 credit hours divided into three different sections: Core Courses (36 credit hours), Clinical Pre-Practicum and Practicum (6 credit hours), and Theological Studies (6 credit hours).

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Fall Semester
13 total credits

 Year 1 
Spring Semester
12 total credits

MAFT  634 - Marriage and Family Therapy I: Theoretical Foundations (3)

MAFT 635 - Marriage and Family Therapy II: Systemic Assessment and Intervention (3)

Psyc 512 - Theories and Principles of Counseling (3)

MAFT 624 - MFT Ethics and Professional Practice (3)

MAFT 637 - Families in Context: Culture, Class, Ethnicity, Gender, Sexual Identity, and Religion (3)

MAFT 633 - Couple Therapy: Systemic Assessment and Intervention (3)

MAFT 631 -  Individual and Family Life Cycle Development (3)

BITH 561 - Theological Anthropology (2)

MAFT 661 - Personal and Professional 
Development Group (PPDG) (0)

MAFT 662 – PPDG (0)

MAFT 696 - Clinical Practicum I (1)

MAFT 697 - Clinical Practicum I (1)

Year 2
Fall Semester
12 total credits

Year 2
Spring Semester
11 total credits

MAFT - 645 Systemic Interventions with Children and Adolescents (3)

MAFT 655 - Systemic Interventions with Special Populations:  Abuse, Neglect, Violence, and Poverty (3)

MAFT 642 - Psychopathology and the Family (3)

MAFT 656 - Integration seminar:  MFT and Christian Faith/Practice (3)

Theological Studies Requirement: (Choose One) 

BITH 565 - Christian Theology (4) 

BITH 566 - Foundations of Biblical Interpretation (4)

BITH 576 - History of the Church to 1900 (4)

MAFT - 618 Family Therapy Research and Implications for Evidence-Based Practice (3)

MAFT 663 - PPDG (0)

MAFT - 664 PPDG (0)

MAFT 698 - Clinical Practicum II (2)

MAFT - 699 Clinical Practicum II (2)


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