Master of Arts in Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy
Enhance your knowledge of human relationships. Study theoretical and applied psychology to understand child and adult psychopathology and treatment, professional ethics, assessment and statistics, and counseling techniques. You will also complete training in therapy for couples, families, and children.
Students who pursue this specialization on campus in Colorado Springs are required to complete 20 hours of personal psychotherapy.
To be eligible for the Master of Arts in Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization, a student must successfully complete the following:
- Program coursework of 60 credits
- 20 hours of personal therapy
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00
- 700 hours of practicum
- Pass the Comprehensive Exam
Note: The date of degree conferral recorded on the student’s transcript and diploma will reflect the date the student completes all degree requirements. However, release of transcripts, diplomas, and verifications for degrees awarded are contingent upon submission of the Petition to Graduation form, payment of the graduation fee, and payment of any outstanding balances with the University.
Licensure InformationEach state has its own requirements for state certification or licensure. Students are responsible for researching those requirements in the states in which they intend to practice. Please see www.amftrb.org/stateboards.cfm for individual state licensure requirements. This website is provided as a resource and is not affiliated with University of the Rockies. You may also research your state licensing agency’s website directly.
Please note: A criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining state licensure. Please refer to individual state licensing boards for additional information relating to licensure requirements.