• A master’s degree in marriage and family therapy or related field of study from a regionally accredited institution, nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the faculty and dean of the College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, or an appropriately certified foreign institution with a minimum of two three-credit hour graduate level courses covering basic family theories and concepts of intervention, as well as one course on individual or group psychotherapy. An applicant who has not had one or more of these three courses or their equivalent may be accepted into the program, but may not register for courses in the DMFT degree program curriculum until this prerequisite has been met. A plan of study incorporating these prerequisite courses may be made available during the admissions interview.
• A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in work leading to a master’s degree and in any subsequent graduate study.
• A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, “English Language Proficiency Policy.”
• Completion of an interview with a member of the program Admissions Committee
All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to assist interested applicants in completing the following required documentation:
• Application fee (Non-refundable, except in California and Arizona. In the state of Arizona, the application fee is refundable if the application is canceled within three business days of the applicant signing the Enrollment Agreement).
• Personal/professional goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession
• Current resume
• Three completed Applicant Recommendation forms
• Official transcripts from the institution that conferred the master’s degree and any institutions where graduate coursework was subsequently taken. Bachelor’s level transcripts are not required