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Marriage and Family Therapy

Students in this option will prepare for licensed independent MFT practice to work in private practice, community-agency settings, government-court settings, hospitals, clinics, Employee Assistance Programs, and city-county-state agencies to provide counseling services for adults, children, families and couples.

  • Master of Science in Counseling
  • Fully accredited by WASC; approved by Board of Behavioral Sciences Examiner
  • 2-3 year program (full-time student)
  • We do not offer a part-time program: minimum number of classes per semester is 3 courses
  • Preparing for California State licensure as a Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Outstanding multicultural clinical faculty
  • No GRE required
  • On-site clinic
  • Live supervision
  • Community practice sites
  • Training in:
    • Trauma and grief work
    • Spirituality and Counseling
    • Family systems treatment models
    • Human sexuality
    • Child and adolescent counseling
    • Alcohol and chemical dependency
    • Cross-cultural interventions
    • Evidence-based treatment
    • Couples and group therapy


Application Deadline:

    • Fall 2015 Program application due on January 15, 2015.

    • Our program only accepts students to start in Fall (no Spring admission).

    • Fall 2014 Open House / Information Session will be on November 12, 2014 at 12:00-2:00PM (CSULB Campus: Anatol Center / Room AS-119).



2014 MFT Cohort

2014 MFT Cohort