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Couple and Family Therapy

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

M.Sc.
18 months
Duration
21247 USD/year
21247 USD/year
6197 USD/year
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About

The Couple and Family Therapy master's degree offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, prepares students for a profession as a marriage and family therapist as well as a mental health counselor by integrating components of MFT theories as well as mental health diagnoses.

Overview

The Couple and Family Therapy degree offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, also qualifies students to apply for licensure in the state of Nevada and sit for the national MFT licensing exam.

Learning Objectives

The MFT Program at UNLV is designed to achieve several Educational Outcomes. Decisions we make as a faculty about the direction of a program are generally tied to developing better ways to measure the outcomes, achieve the outcomes, and revise the program with consideration to supporting the Educational Outcomes. In short, these outcomes uniquely distinguish UNLV’s MFT Program from any other. It is important that you acquaint yourself with these outcomes.

Career Possibilities

With a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, plus post-degree training and supervision you can become:

  • Licensed as a marriage and family therapist.
  • Certified as a family therapy supervisor.
  • A marriage and family therapy researcher.
  • An instructor of marriage and family therapy.
  • A clinician in an agency setting.
  • A private practitioner of marriage and family therapy.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Couple and Family Therapy
  • Sexual Issues in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Counseling Across the Lifespan
  • Diversity in Couple and Family Therapy
  • Substance Abuse in Couple and Family Therapy
  • Family Dynamics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
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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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
80
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).
6.5
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.
65

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts  All applicants are required to submit a transcript from each postsecondary institution attended, showing all degrees and coursework, the dates awarded, and grades received. If the institution is outside the U.S., a foreign credential evaluation may be required.
  • Credentials not in English must be accompanied by an English translation certified as true by a university official, an official representative of a United States embassy or consulate, the United States Information Service, the United States Education Foundation, or an approved professional translating service. Notarized copies of originals or translations are not considered official.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21247 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21247 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    21247 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21247 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    6197 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6197 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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