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Marriage and Family Therapy

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

24 months
996 USD/credit 26394 USD/year
996 USD/credit 26394 USD/year
341 USD/credit 9036 USD/year
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Chances are, if you’re here, you have an interest in learning how to help people navigate life’s difficulties. With a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, you can develop the skills necessary to help individuals, couples and families navigate life’s challenges and improve their well-being. 

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About this Degree

Our Marriage and Family Therapy program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln focuses on developing ethical, systemically minded, attachment and trauma-informed mental health clinicians who go on to work as therapists in private or group practice, or within an agency, hospice, or hospital settings.

Our program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) since 1993. The COAMFTE is the standard setting organization for family therapy training recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The coursework for this degree meets the educational requirements for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Nebraska. Faculty advisers can also work with you to create a program of study that meets the specific licensing requirements of the state in which you wish to practice. 

Programme Structure


  • Addiction and Violence
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Theoretical Foundations of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Psychopathology and Dysfunctional Interactions
  • Issues and Ethics for Family Professionals
  • Clinical Family Therapy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


53 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Studies Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • GRE (GRE requirement has been waived for all students applying to CYAF Graduate Programs for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 start terms)
  • TOELF (if applicable)
  • Resume
  • Statement of Professional Goals
  • Three Letters of Reference

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26394 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    26394 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9036 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 341 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 USD /month
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