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Enhance well being. Improve lives.
ACU’s Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program prepares you for Christian service and leadership in a variety of secular and faith based settings where you can help families and couples work through and cope with difficult issues.
As our world become more complex, more and new challenges face families of all shapes and sizes, from financial to emotional. This means the need for professionals in this area is on the rise: The Department of Labor reports that this career field will grow faster than the average occupation through 2024.
ACU’s graduate program in marriage and family therapy combines theory and clinical training, including a 500 hour internship, typically at ACU’s on site Marriage and Family Institute. Learn about other internship opportunities in Abilene.
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of families in your community? Talk to us today or apply now.
Note: This degree is also available online. Advertised length of time is how long the program is designed to complete as written.
Programs are only required to provide data on the past 10 years/cohorts or since the program was initially accredited, whichever is shorter.
This is defined as the percentage of graduates from the cohort year listed that are employed within 3 years of their graduation utilizing skills learned in the COAMFTE accredited program. Masters and Doctoral programs are required to provide this information. Post Degree programs are encouraged to share this with the public.
Master programs are required to provide this information. Doctoral and Post Degree programs are encouraged to share this with the public. For Master’s programs only, COAMFTE has established a benchmark of 70% pass rate for each cohort.
Complete an online application;
Pay the $50 application fee;
An official transcript(s) in English (or translated to English) of all previous colleges attended. The transcript must indicate an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent. If you attended a college or university located outside of the United States, a transcript evaluation by World Education Services is required;
A cumulative undergraduate approximate B average or above in the area of focus or related area and evidence of an overall productive GPA;
A minimum GRE score of 280;
Three letters of recommendation;
A written purpose statement declaring why the applicant wishes to study marriage and family therapy at ACU and what he or she plans to do professionally upon graduation;