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Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy

Liberty University



Liberty University's Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy program provides you with a strong understanding of counseling principles and strategies to prepare you to seek licensure as Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs). Specialized courses are comprised of Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) equivalent curriculum. These courses provide you with a thorough background in individual and group counseling theories and techniques, as well as clinical practice. Emphasis is placed on the integration of faith into counseling practice, and understanding the ethical, professional, and legal issues in counseling.

The MA in Marriage & Family Therapy from Liberty University is a 60 credit hour program offered in three convenient formats: Online, Resident (on campus), or Blended (which combines online learning with campus residency options). The online program requires 4 one-week intensive residencies. A 3 credit hour internship and a 3 credit hour practicum are required for completion of the program. The MA in Marriage & Family Therapy program may lead to licensure as a Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT) in most states.

Tuition is $395 per credit hour, there is a $150 technology fee per semester, a $50 application fee, and a one time $100 MA Counseling Assessment fee.

Liberty University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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