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Marriage and Family Therapy

Nyack College

36 months
800 USD/credit 16266 USD/year
800 USD/credit 16266 USD/year
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Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nyack College provides a comprehensive academic and training foundation for students seeking to become clinicians in mental health settings where they will provide therapy for individuals, couples, and families. 


The heart of our Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nyack College program is to train Christian specialists who can provide needed prevention, intervention, and healing for those hurting in our turbulent and broken world.

Additionally, this program is designed to meet educational requirements for licensure as a marriage and family therapist in New York State. Graduates are eligible to seek employment towards meeting the supervised experience required for licensure.

Our MFT program is a biblically grounded, Christian program that focuses on the dynamics of individual, interpersonal, family, marital/couple, and parent/child relationships.


Upon graduation, students can work in faith-based counseling agencies, Christian organizations, and church settings as a pastor or director of a family life ministry that focuses on enrichment programming with some counseling.

Upon obtaining their MFT license, our students are prepared to work in both faith-based and community-based counseling agencies as well as hospitals and schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychopathology
  • Theories of Marriage and Family Therapy  
  • Theoretical & Personal Foundations of MFT
  • Premarital Counseling 
  • Individual & Family Development 
  • Marit. Ther: Assess. & Treatment 
  • Fam. Ther: Assess. & Treatmnt 
  • Ethnicity Issues in MFT 
  • Ethnicity & Diversity
  • Sex Therapy 
  • Children & Adol in Mrrg & Fam Ther 
  • Abusive & Addictive Fam Syst 
  • Marriage & Family Enrichment 
  • Med & Mental Illness Fam Ther – 
  • Spirituality in Marrg & Fam Ther 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


61 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • English Proficiency Test: The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Pearson Test of English (PTE), and Duolingo English Test (DET) are accepted.
  • International Student Questionnaire 
  • Copies of Personal Pages of Passport/Visas. 
  • Copies of previous I-20’s (if currently an F-1 Student)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    16266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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