18 months
23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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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. 

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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: 

  • 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


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The master's degree program requires that applicants apply for admission to the Graduate College, as well as to the Department of Couple and Family Therapy as Applicants must provide official transcripts of all  college level  coursework. In addition, applicants are required to submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores on both the Verbal and Quantitative sections of the general test. While there is no minimum GRE score for admission, students accepted into the program typically score 150 (verbal) and 141 (quantitative). We will accept scores from both the old and new test. (Note: the GRE must be taken by applicants within the last five years). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23411 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 18 months.
  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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