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Counseling - Couple and Family Counseling Therapy

University of Colorado Denver

36 months
1293 USD/credit 27153 USD/year
1293 USD/credit 27153 USD/year
388 USD/credit 8148 USD/year
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University of Colorado Denver’s MA in Counseling - Couple and Family Counseling Therapy (CFTC) prepares students for careers as couple and family therapists who treat mental and emotional challenges, while promoting optimum relational health through a systemic, holistic approach.

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With the MA in Counseling - Couple and Family Counseling Therapy you can launch your counseling career with real-world experience unmatched by any other mental health graduate program in Colorado. University of Colorado Denver's students receive mentored counseling/therapy experience in our campus Student and Community Counseling Center with live supervision and continual feedback from licensed clinicians. Our graduates are recognized for being strongly prepared and committed to providing culturally informed, equity focused services.

Our faculty members are committed to fostering social, relational and cross-cultural learning contexts that will prepare you to prize human diversity and to offer a continuum of mental health services across a variety of settings for the benefit of the community and society.

The Couple and Family Counseling/Therapy faculty are committed to the following program goals:

  • Program will exhibit commitment to diversity and cultural responsiveness.
  • Program educates students in a systemic paradigm and emphasizes the use of a systemic framework in their clinical practice.
  • Program is committed to educating students on research.
  • Program is committed to developing ethical practitioners.
  • Program demonstrates commitment to graduate success.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundational Family Therapy Theories
  • Contemporary Family Therapy Theories
  • Individual and Foundational Family Therapy
  • Individual and Contemporary Family Therapy
  • Professional Identity & Relational Ethics
  • Family Issues: Multicultural Intersectional Systems through the Lifespan

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 recommendation letters
  • Official Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Resume/CV
  • Written Statement
  • $50.00 application fee
  • Admissions Interview
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27153 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    27153 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    8148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 388 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

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