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Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy (MMFT)

Plan A: Thesis

Plan B: Non-thesis

What is the Degree about?

A degree in Marriage and Family Therapy is an applied degree designed to students training in working with individuals, couples, and families with a wide range of problems, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and parenting. USU offers both a Plan A (MS, thesis required) and Plan B (MMFT, no thesis) option for the MFT degree. Utah State University’s MFT program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education and meets all the requirements for licensure in the state of Utah.

Degree Requirements

All students earning a Master’s in MFT complete 27 credits of theory and content courses related specifically to marriage and family therapy. Further, students complete 8 credits of practicum courses during which they complete face to face clinical hours while under direct supervision. Additionally, students also complete 6 credits of family theory courses, as well as a graduate level statistics course. The MS degree requires an additional 6 credits of thesis work.

Who do I Contact if I have Additional Questions?

Name: Dave Robinson, Ph.D., Director
E-mail: usumft@usu.edu
Marriage and Family Therapy Program
2700 Old Main Hill
Logan UT, 84322-2700
(435) 797-7431

Also feel free to contact a current student for insightful information!

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