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Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Medical Family Therapy
NCU’s MFT master’s degree program will help you develop the skills and facilitate personal and professional growth that is needed for effective practice in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy. Coursework and training is designed to follow the guidelines of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), which are the same guidelines used by most states to establish required courses to satisfy licensure requirements.
Medical challenges can often overwhelm a family emotionally and the guidance of a trained professional can make the difference. The Medical Family Therapy specialization is designed to prepare you to work with individuals, couples and family who are facing chronic and acute medical difficulties. Medical Family Therapy incorporates a family therapy, systems perspective in helping clients to understand and manage their medical difficulties. In this specialization you will be required to complete two focused content courses, a research course focused on issues related to medical family therapy, and at least 100 hours of clinical experience in an approved medical setting with a qualified local clinical supervisor.
This program requires face-to-face clinical hours and supervision.
Evidence of a conferred bachelor’s and/or a conferred master’s or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
Current resume or CV
Statement of Intent
Licensure plan (not required for applicants with an existing MFT license)
Statement of professional ethics and conduct
List of clinical site possibilities in the area of residence
Course transfer/waive request (if applicable)
Interview with an MFT faculty member
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission,Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
This degree may not meet the requirements of Arkansas, Kansas, or New Hampshire.
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