Program Overview

Touro University Worldwide offers the Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy, a program that prepares graduates to function in this critical discipline to foster the well-being of couples and families. The program offers multiple tracks, so you can choose the option that best fits your chosen career path. As the state of the family changes, marriage and family therapists are driven to understand the unique relationship dynamics existing between families and society to form holistic patient treatment plans that pay close attention to the dynamics of the family system. 

Marriage and family therapy differs from other mental health professions because of its focus on the following:

  • Treating couples and families and the family as a system.
  • Present day problems instead of historical or intra-psychic conflicts.
  • Understanding interpersonal relationships as a way of identifying and treating mental health problems.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Western Association Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

    Requirements

    Must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for enrollment: Have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. OR Be a graduate transfer student from another college or university in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

    School Overview

    Touro University Worldwide’s story starts with the founding of Touro University International (TUI). Dr. Yoram Neumann and Dr. Edith Neumann established TUI in 1998; it was the first university in the world to offer a regionally accredited doctorate program online with no residency requirements. In 2007, TUI was sold to a private equity group. In 2008, Dr. Bernard Luskin founded Touro University Worldwide to replace the educational void that the sale of TUI left. In keeping with its founding mission and principles, Touro University Worldwide prides itself on its Judaic foundation and the values that this represents. Those values involve a commitment to social justice, intellectual pursuit and service to society and the underserved.

    TUW offers online programs leading to associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the following schools:

    • School of Business
    • School of General Studies
    • School of Health and Human Services
    • School of Psychology

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