24 months
33475 USD/year
33475 USD/year
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Family Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University is a unique collaborative effort between two highly-respected institutions: Thomas Jefferson University and Council for Relationships. 


Family Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University curriculum reflects a bio-psychosocial approach to understanding human behavior, viewing the behavior of individuals, couples, families and larger systems as the result of an interaction of biological, psychological, and social factors. It also reflects a commitment to training therapists to be aware of and sensitive to issues of cultural diversity and their impact on family functioning and the therapeutic process.


  • Couple and marital counseling
  • Family therapy with children
  • Families in transition (divorce and remarriage)
  • Family violence
  • Medical family therapy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Practice of Family Therapy
  • Systemic Practice
  • Theory and Practice of Couple Therapy 
  • Life Span Development from a Systemic Perspective
  • Practicum 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


66 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official under graduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to enroll@jefferson.edu or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
  • GPA Requirement: A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. 

Tuition Fee

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    33475 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33475 USD per year during 24 months.
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    33475 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33475 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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