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Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

Northwest Nazarene University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
515 USD/credit
515 USD/credit
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About

The focus of the Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling program at the Northwest Nazarene University is to prepare students with a strong understanding of marriage, couple, and family counseling theory and therapy. 

Overview

Masters in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling majors are prepared to make application for both the Licensed Professional Counselor credential and the Associate Marriage and Family Therapy credential in the State of Idaho.

The Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling program at the Northwest Nazarene University is delivered in a traditional, face-to-face, onsite program with some blended course options.  NNU is a religiously-affiliated institution with a Wesleyan foundation.  Spiritual wellness, an atmosphere of gratitude, commitment to community, service to others, a relational focus between faculty and with students, and good mental health practices are modeled by faculty for students.  Students of any background/tradition are welcome.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Meta-Theoretical Practices in MCFC
  • MCFC Assessment & Evaluation
  • Advanced Models & Interventions in MCFC
  • Family Education Experience
  • Contemporary Directions in MCFC

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

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).
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.
52 (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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Upon acceptance into the Counselor Education Masters Program you will be required to undergo fingerprinting and a background check. 
  • An appropriate fit between the applicant and the program, as determined by references, a program interview, a resume, a biographical background, and a paper on the student's view of counseling.
  • Strong evidence of a fit between the applicant and the dispositions needed to be an effective counselor, through the lens of ratings on the research-based characteristics of effective helpers.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    515 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 515 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    515 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 515 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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