M.A. On Campus

Marriage and Family Therapy

Azusa Pacific University

24 months
832 USD/credit 26208 USD/year
832 USD/credit 26208 USD/year
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Develop a solid foundation in the theoretical and applied practice of professional counseling to help improve the lives of individuals, couples, and families with Azusa Pacific University’s Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT). 


Learn to care for the whole person as you benefit from the program’s interdisciplinary studies in theology, ethics, and psychotherapy. The Marriage and Family Therapy programme of Azusa Pacific University meets the current requirements for California licensure as a marriage and family therapist.

Key facts:

  • Professional active faculty who teach from personal experience.
  • A curriculum that integrates spirituality and values.
  • A blend of theoretical and practical elements of psychology.
  • Alignment with current California licensure requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychotherapy and Cultural Diversity
  • Addictions, Assessment, and Interventions
  • Legal, Ethical, and Moral Issues in Therapy
  • Crisis and Trauma in Community Mental Health
  • Christian Spiritual Formation and Psychotherapy
  • Theories of Psychotherapy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


63 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for admission
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts 
  • Professional interest essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English
  • Provide an affidavit of financial support (PDF) and a bank statement 
  • Submit a copy of a valid passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 832 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    26208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 832 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Pacific

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


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