15 months
26460 USD/year
24498 USD/year
12014 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Ready to begin your studies in Marriage and Family Therapy? We invite you to consider the unique advantages the Marriage and Family Therapy MAS program from Arizona State University has to offer! 


The Marriage and Family Therapy MAS program from Arizona State University is the only MFT program at a state university in Arizona. Our curriculum has been approved by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (Arizona's licensing board for MFT's).

You will learn family systems-based therapy models and will be matched with a community-based internship placement where you will work with couples, children and their families and individuals under the supervision of an Arizona-licensed Marriage and Family therapist.

Career Opportunities

There are many career paths available to students pursuing this degree. A few examples are:

  • genetic counselor
  • psychologist
  • rehabilitation counselor
  • school and career counselor
  • social and community service manager
  • social and human service assistant
  • social worker
  • substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Professional Issues and Ethics
  • Assessment in Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Applied Issues in Human Development: Psychopathology
  • Applied Issues in Children and Adolescents
  • Advanced Techniques in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Dysfunctional Families

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related field, such as counseling, psychology, and family and human development, among others.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • a personal statement
  • resume
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26460 USD per year during 15 months.
  • National

    24498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24498 USD per year during 15 months.
  • In-State

    12014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12014 USD per year during 15 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Marriage and Family Therapy
Arizona State University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!