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Marital and Family Therapy MA Program

TOP TRAINING FOR A FAST-GROWING FIELD

The Master of Arts (MA) in Marital and Family Therapy (MFT), offered at the Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco campuses of Alliant International University, is designed to meet the growing demand for professional marriage and family therapists.

IMPROVE LIVES IMMEDIATELY

The program commits to producing compassionate practitioners with superior theoretical knowledge and the real-world training to apply it for the improvement of lives, especially in families from multiple cultures and countries. Master’s graduates can begin practicing immediately after licensure or transfer all credits to our Marital and Family Therapy PsyD program.

Students may attend either full-time or part-time to complete the program. The minimum program completion time for full-time students is 2 years. The minimum completion time for part-time students is 3 years. The maximum completion time for all students is 5 years.

CUTTING-EDGE SPECIALTIES AND A STUDY-ABROAD OPTION

Students in the MFT master’s program have the option to specialize in one of three fields of growing national and international interest and significance:

In addition, you can opt to study abroad in Mexico for up to the first three semesters of the program.

LICENSURE

With a master’s degree in MFT, you are eligible for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist in California upon completion of post-degree intern hours and passing the licensure exam. 

ACCREDITATION

The Couple and Family Therapy MA program at Alliant International University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) at the following locations: Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Diego.

COAMFTE requires that we provide data on graduation rates, national exam pass rates and licensure rates. Please follow the link below for that data. We hope this information will help you to make an informed decision regarding your graduate study.

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT CRITERIA DATA – (PDF)

Questions related to the program's accredited status may be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

AAMFT
     112 South Alfred Street
     Alexandria, VA 22314-3061
     (703) 838-9808


APPLY NOW

The Couple and Family Therapy program operates on a semester system, year-round, with 16-week semesters starting in September and January, and a shortened summer semester starting in May. For more information or to apply online, contact the Admissions Office at (866) 825-5426.

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE, PART-TIME OPTION

We offer day, evening and executive-format classes at each campus, and make every effort to meet the needs of each cohort of students. Part-time attendance is permitted.