Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy

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Oct 4, 2017

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

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Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy provides you with a strong understanding of counseling principles and strategies to prepare you to seek licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Courses will provide you with a thorough background in individual and group counseling theories and techniques, as well as clinical practice. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of ethical, professional, and legal issues in counseling.

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You may also be interested in exploring our master degree in Addiction Counseling, Human Services Counseling, or Professional Counseling.


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Potential Career Options

  • Hospital Program

  • Mental Health Agency

  • Ministry-related field

  • Counseling Center

The U.S. Department of Labor projects a 14 percent growth for mental health counselors, which is must faster than the average for all occupations. Insurance companies offer more coverage for mental health services than in the past, so the federal government, community clinics, and local hospitals are expanding their mental health counseling staff to provide effective treatment for patients.*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Information obtained on September 19, 2017.


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