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Marriage and Family Therapy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) , CA,
A Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is a mental health practitioner who provides psychotherapy and related change process services with individuals, couples, families, and groups. They are regulated through professional licensure, monitored in the state of California by the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS). 

About

Gain extensive clinical experience through community engagement, practicums, and traineeship placements. Conduct therapy at the Center for Community Counseling and Engagement (CCCE) early in training

Faculty of the MFT program are actively involved in class with students, clinical trainings, and often are practicing in the profession with diverse foci and specialties.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Seminar in Multicultural Dimensions in Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Therapy Theories and Best Practices II 
  • Family and Systemic Treatment of Substance Abuse
  • Seminar
  • Practicum 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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  • Experience profile
  • Coursework
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  • Unofficial transcripts
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    16050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16050 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    16050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16050 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8922 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for San Diego

  • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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