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  Oct 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Official University Catalog

Marriage and Family Therapy, M.A. (MFT)


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The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy is a traditional graduate program, offered on-ground in Longview and in Plano, Texas. The program is designed for students interested in pursuing licensure as a marriage and family therapist or as a professional counselor in *Texas. The program is distinctive, emphasizing the integration of faith and practice. Several courses are designed to focus specifically on the integration aspect, which is a key component of the LETU experience. The program also requires several specialized courses, which allows students to gain classroom and practical experience from a variety of theoretical standpoints.

Completion of the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) by all Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy students AND exam completion prior to enrolling in PSYC 6012 or PSYC 6013 practicum course.

*Students may take up to 21 credit hours online.

*Eligibility for state licensure is specific to Texas. Students in other states should research licensure requirements and should be aware that completion of a LETU graduate degree may not meet requirements for states other than Texas.

Total Credit Hours: 66


 

* Applicants to the MAMFT program who have not completed at least 12 hours of undergraduate psychology coursework (or 9 hours of undergraduate psychology coursework and 3 hours of statistics) with a grade of C or higher will be required to enroll in PSYC 5003 Introduction to Counseling  , which is an online course, or must complete other leveling courses identified by the Program Chair or Dean.

 

*Applicants to the MAMFT program who have not completed Abnormal Psychology with a grade of C or higher will be required to take PSYC 5013 Advanced Abnormal Psychology  (which is an online course) and earn a grade of C or higher prior to enrolling inPSYC 5043 Psychopathology: Diagnosis & Treatment of Mental Disorders  , or must enroll in an appropriate leveling course identified by the Program Chair or Dean.

 

*Applicants to the MAMFT program who have not completed Elementary Statistics with a grade of C or higher will be required to takePSYC 4603 Statistics and Research Methods I  and earn a grade of C or higher prior to enrolling in PSYC 5053 Research Methods  .

 

*Students need to maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

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