Marriage and Family Therapy, MA

Syracuse University - David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Program Description

Marriage and Family Therapy, MA

Syracuse University - David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Description

The 60 credit SU Marriage and Family Therapy (SUMFT) program educates and trains clinicians, scholars and researchers in the profession of Marriage and Family Therapy. SU MFT carries out this mission through the “Self and Systems” training and supervision approach which incorporates the integration of self-understanding of students in clinical training, with a systems framework for clinical work with clients.

Students gain a solid knowledge of marriage and family therapy theory and techniques. Students get extensive hands-on training, both at the Couple and Family Therapy Center, an on-campus clinical training and research facility, and at local community sites.

Applicants to the master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy are screened for admissions by a committee of faculty of the sponsoring department (Marriage and Family Therapy). Requirements include a completed bachelor’s degree, recent GRE scores, 3 letters of recommendation, and a personal statement. There is no minimum GPA required for admission, although the MFT Department uses a benchmark of 3.4 as a standard.

Financial Support

Limited financial aid is available in the form of graduate assistantships and scholarship credits. Financial aid is determined on the basis of merit.

Facilities

Most of the courses in the master’s degree are taught at Peck Hall, which is a newly renovated 30,000 square foot facility that has recently been completely renovated and adapted for a clinical training environment. The building contains three smart classrooms and a new computer lab with 24 stations.

Transfer Credit

Up to 12 credits of degree applicable course work may be transferred to the MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. A grade of B or higher is required for a course to transfer.

Satisfactory Progress

Per University rules and regulations, Graduate students must earn a minimum average of 3.0 for work comprising the program for the degree or certificate and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8.

Part-time study

A 3-year part-time program of study is available.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate awareness and regulation of self in system

2. Demonstrate engagement with cultural and contextual differences

3. Demonstrate MFT clinical competency skills across a variety of contexts

4. Demonstrate an applied knowledge of MFT legal and ethical guidelines and professional standards

5. Demonstrate an applied knowledge of MFT historical and current theoretical information

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Last updated June 11, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Start date
Jan. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
2 - 3 years
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Deadline
Nov. 15, 2018
Locations
USA - Syracuse, New York
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Dates
Jan. 2019
USA - Syracuse, New York
Application deadline Nov. 15, 2018
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Sept. 2019
USA - Syracuse, New York
Application deadline Jan. 1, 2019
Regular Students: Jan 1. Transfer Students: July 1.
End date Request Info