Master of Arts in Counseling, Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling
Online · Denver
This program may lead to licensure.^
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.
To be eligible for the Master of Arts in Counseling, Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling Specialization, a student must successfully complete the following:
- Program coursework of 61 credits
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00
- Practicum and internship requirements
Note: The date of degree conferral recorded on the student’s transcript and diploma will reflect the end of the term in which the student completes all degree requirements. However, release of transcripts, diplomas, and verifications for degrees awarded are contingent upon submission of the Petition to Graduate form, payment of the graduation fee, and payment of any outstanding balances with the University.
The Masters of Arts in Counseling, Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling specialization meets the requirements for professional licensure in the State of Colorado.
University of the Rockies cannot confirm whether its courses or programs meet requirements for professional licensure in your state. For information regarding professional licensure requirements in your state, you should contact the applicable licensing board or agency in your state and determine whether the program meets requirements for licensure in the state where you reside.
Additional information will be provided to you when you contact the school and during your first term in your program of study. Please visit the links below for more information.
- General State Licensing Boards for University of the Rockies
- US Counseling Licensing Boards for University of the Rockies
This program is not accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), which may be a requirement for licensure in some states. Other factors, such as a student's criminal history, may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure or employment in this field. Prospective students are also advised to regularly review the state’s policies and procedures relating to licensure as those policies are subject to change.
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.