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Northeastern Illinois University M.A. in Couple and Family Counseling
Northeastern Illinois University

M.A. in Couple and Family Counseling

Chicago, USA

2 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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USD 24,731 / per semester *

On-Campus

* resident tuition 6 credit hours per semester: $412.19/credit hour. Non-resident tuition 6 credit hours per semester: $824.38/credit hour. Additional fees may apply

Introduction

The M.A. in Couple and Family Counseling prepares students to work as counselors with individuals, couples, families, and groups from a systemic perspective in order to foster and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. With an emphasis on mastering clinical skills within a relational context, students prepare to work with diverse clients for a wide array of clinical issues including, but not limited to, conflict, parenting decisions, behavioral problems, sexuality, divorce, grief, or other family transitions.

The program delivers a comprehensive academic curriculum and supervised clinical experiences that integrate the standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Program Benefits

The program fulfills the educational requirements for four levels of licensure as a professional counselor/therapist in Illinois:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
  • Associate Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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