If you are seeking preparation for licensure as Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs), start with Liberty University Online's Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy degree program. Course curriculum provides a thorough background in individual and group counseling theories and techniques, as well as clinical practice, while emphasis is placed on the integration of faith into counseling practice. Four one-week intensives are required, as well as a three-credit-hour internship and a three-credit-hour practicum. Before applying, we encourage you to research your state's licensing requirements.
Potential Career Fields: Hospital Program, Mental Health Agency, Ministry, Counseling Center, Private or Public Practice
Regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA for admission in good standing.
Student are requirement to complete an internship and practicum to graduate from the program.
Liberty University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS-COC) to award degrees at associate, baccalaureate, master, education specialist, and doctoral levels.
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Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education
65000 as of 09/01/11
The majority of programs are entirely online and utilize the Blackboard online learning platform. Notated programs utilize a blended format.
Master's College or University I
Internet connection, web browser, email account, windows 98 or better, 120 MHz, 64 Meg RAM. Adobe Acrobat
No geographic restrictions
There are no on-campus requirements for online programs. Blended programs may have on-campus requirements.
Available to many students and parents, loans are an option for funding one's education.
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