Master of Arts in Counseling / Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling
Messiah University

Program Details

This CACREP-accredited, online MA in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling is offered by Messiah to broaden your clinical skills as a professional. Alongside a common core of counseling classes, you’ll take an equal number of in-depth courses that focus on relationships within the family. The skills and knowledge you acquire in this online counseling master’s will enable you to help others, of all backgrounds, overcome their emotional challenges. Usual  courses taught as part of this online Marriage, Couple & Family track curriculum, include:
  • Psychopathology and Diagnosis Across the Lifespan
  • Contemporary and Integrative Theories of Family Counseling
  • Premarital and Marital Counseling
  • Human Sexuality
Messiah’s curriculum prepares professionals for licensing exams, however, check your individual state’s requirements before enrolling in this, or any other online program.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Messiah University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent