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Ph. D. in Marriage and Family Therapy

Amridge University



If you are looking for a flexible online option for developing the knowledge and the skills that are needed working as a marriage and family therapy, then the online Ph. D. in Marriage and Family Therapy degree from Amridge University is the ideal program for you.

This fully online degree in marriage and family therapy has been specifically designed to be an online option for those individuals looking to complete an intensive study of the various theories of counseling and marriage and family therapy, human development, problems with abuse and addiction, cultural diversity, and research.

Throughout the duration of this online degree PhD in marriage and family therapy, students will take a number of courses that have will guide them in their study of topics, such as:

  • Ethics and Professional Identity
  • Community and Social Systems
  • Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Theories of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Human Development
  • Human Sexual Development
  • Theories of Personality Development
  • Marriage and Family Development
  • Social and Multicultural Diversity
  • Basic Counseling Techniques/Helping Relationships
  • Interpersonal and Family Dynamics
  • Marital and Family Systems
  • Counseling for Abusive Relationships
  • Advanced Therapy
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Assessment of Individuals and Families
  • Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology

Graduates of this online PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy will have gained the knowledge and the skills that are needed for working within the Christian community setting as a Family Minister.

This Ph.D. program is not designed to prepare individuals for professional licensure. If the applicant wishes to obtain professional licensure, additional courses may be required.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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