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Marriage and Family Therapy, M.Sc.

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Dominican University’s Master's in Counseling Psychology with a Concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) and/or a concentration in Professional Clinical Counseling (PCC) is a 60 unit program designed to prepare students to meet requirements for MFT & PCC licensure in California. 


Fast Facts

  • Our graduates consistently score above the statewide average on the Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) written examination given by the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Approximately 90 percent of our graduates are licensed MFTs or registered MFT associates.
  • 70% of current practicing Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists will be retiring in the next 5 years.
  • The demand for Marriage and Family Therapists will not be attained for at least 10 years.
  • California is the 50th state to License Professional Clinical Counselors
  • There are more than 120,000 PCC's in the other 49 states and, as of 2016 approximately 1,200 in California.
  • Community Mental Health programs are very well funded and there are not enough experienced personnel to fill their needs.
  • Dominican trainess are prized and in demand by community agencies in the Bay Area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Clinical Practice: Individual Psychotherapy 
  • Advanced Counseling Techniques: Assessment and Treatment of Children 
  • Crisis Intervention and Trauma 
  • Advanced Counseling Techniques: Psychodynamic 
  • Advanced Counseling Techniques: Brief and Strategic Psychotherapy 

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity Full-time
              • Credits
                60 units alternative credits
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

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              General Requirements

              • International Transcripts: Degrees or academic coursework completed outside the United States must be verified and evaluated for academic degree equivalence. It must also include a course-by-course evaluation with grade point average (GPA). 
              • All F-1 (student visa) international students are required by the U.S. government to submit a Certification of Finance (COF) to their university. 
              • Affidavit of Financial Support for international students.
              • Photocopy of the passport photo page.

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                1080 USD/credit
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              • National

                1080 USD/credit
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              Living costs for New York City

              • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
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