The online Master of Divinity In Marriage and Family Therapy is designed for students interested in providing counseling services for individuals, groups, and families as a part of a career in ministry service. The program links extensive studies in biblical text, preparation in theology and various areas in practical ministry with the foundations for marriage and family therapy theory, scientific research, and clinical practice. It prepares students for counseling, ministry, or therapy services, with licensure as counselors, and is a foundation for future post-graduate and doctoral studies.
Courses emphasize real-world education with the examination of cases and other real-world examples in education. You will learn about hermeneutics, the Bible, spiritual leadership, homiletics, ethics and professional identity, community and social systems, theories of counseling and psychotherapy, theories of marriage and family therapy, human development, personality development, diversity, and more.
- Regionally accredited bachelor's degree or higher
- Official transcripts
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges