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Marriage and Family Therapy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, NY,
Marriage and family counselors assist people through family and other relationship problems, such as low self-esteem, stress, addiction and substance abuse. They address many issues with a focus on treating clients’ relationships rather than just the individual.

About

The M.S. in marriage and family therapy program is designed for those seeking marriage and family therapist licensure or national board certification. It prepares you to provide a family-centered perspective to treatment for families, individuals or couples.

As a graduate student in this program, you will study, understand and develop the skills for providing therapy based on contextual, cultural and relational perspectives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethical, legal and professional issues
  • Contemporary couples therapy
  • Cross-cultural counseling
  • Life span development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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).

General Requirements

  • Applicants for master's programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or institution.
  • Applicants for advanced certificates must hold a bachelor's and master's degree, both from accredited institutions.  
  • Normally, an undergraduate GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale is required, although other factors can be considered in the decision for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    950 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    950 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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