M.A. On Campus

Marriage and Family Therapy

Chapman University

12 months
1275 USD/credit 38250 USD/year
1275 USD/credit 38250 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Marriage and Family Therapy program offered by Chapman University is specifically structured to prepare students for licensure in California as Marriage and Family Therapists.


Key facts

All students in the Marriage and Family Therapy program at Chapman University have the unique experience of completing a one year clinical practicum in our on-site community clinic, the Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy.

Our mission is to provide students with the academic and professional training to become multiculturally competent, ethical and systems-oriented marriage and family therapists who are critical consumers of research in the field.


The MA in Marriage and Family Therapy program has adopted the Chapman University Statement on Diversity and Inclusion.  In addition, the MFT program aims to maintain a diverse student body and faculty to enhance classroom and clinical experiences.  Diversity issues are also incorporated throughout the curriculum and clinical practicum in client caseloads and supervision.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • MFT Theories 
  • Advanced Psyhopathology & Diagnosis
  • Ethics and Professional Issues for MFTs
  • Couple Therapy
  • Diagnosis & Treatment of Children
  • Multicultural Issues in Therapy
  • Public Mental Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    38250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1275 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    38250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1275 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 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.

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