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Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling

Kutztown University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
774 USD/credit
774 USD/credit
516 USD/credit
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About

The program consists of core counseling courses, specialty area courses, and 700 hours of field experience.  Students who successfully complete degree requirements for this program meet the educational requirements for state licensure in Marriage and Family Therapy and Professional Counseling.

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Overview

Graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Certified Counselor (NCC) examination, a state licensure prerequisite. The mission of the Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling degree program is to provide a high quality graduate education for individuals pursuing careers in professional counseling.

The programme

Included in the programs are an emphasis on developing assessment and research skills and using research findings in marriage, couple and family counseling.  Given the focus of this program, graduates enter the profession prepared to work in a variety of settings such as community mental health agencies, the Veterans Administration, hospitals, drug and alcohol treatment settings, and colleges/universities.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Family Therapy
  • The Addicted Family
  • Structural and Strategic Family Therapy
  • Case Analysis in Marital and Family Therapy
  • Professional Orientation and Ethics in Family Therapy 
  • Psychology of Family Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

Applying for Kutztown University's graduate programs is a simple process. The first step is to complete our online application. Next, review your graduate program's page for the list of additional documents required and submit them by the application deadline. All application decisions are made by the faculty review committee for each graduate program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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