Marriage & Family Therapy (MA) Overview
The Master of Arts (MA) in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program at Argosy University, recognizes the need to provide marriage and family therapists with the extensive knowledge and range of skills necessary to function effectively in their profession. The program introduces you to basic skills that integrate systemic theoretical foundations of marriage and family therapy into appropriate client interaction and intervention skills.
The Argosy University Marriage & Family Therapy program is committed to educating and training students to pursue a professional career as master’s-level practitioners who can function ethically and effectively as skilled professionals with demonstrated knowledge of social and cultural diversity. This goal of this master degree program is achieved through a curriculum designed to integrate basic therapy, and practicum/field experience into appropriate client interaction and intervention skills for utilization in a wide variety of settings with diverse clients.
The MA in Marriage and Family Therapy program at Argosy University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 112 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Tel. No. (703) 838-9808.
Marriage and family therapy is recognized by the Public Health Service Act as one of the five core mental health professions, and the National Institute of Mental Health accepts marriage and family therapists as qualified mental health professionals.
Licensure, Credentialing and Other Student Outcomes
The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy Program collects and publishes important information regarding student achievement, including aggregate data addressing graduation rates, national exam pass rates, and numbers of graduates becoming licensed as marriage and family therapists in order to meet standards set by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).
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