The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) is intended for individuals who wish to develop a solid foundation in the theoretical and applied practice of professional counseling with individuals, couples, and families. Also included in the program are interdisciplinary studies in theology, ethics, and psychotherapy. For those wishing to practice with a master's degree, this program meets the current requirements for California licensure as a marriage and family therapist.
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) Option
The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy offers one additional course which provides for students interested in dual licensure as both an LPCC and an MFT. Coursework meets the State of California requirements for both licenses.
MFT Program Highlights
- Professional active faculty who teach from personal experience.
- A curriculum that integrates spirituality and values.
- A blend of theoretical and practical elements of psychology.
- Alignment with current California licensure requirements.
To find out more about APU's graduate psychology programs, download the Graduate Psychology Brochure (PDF).
School of Behavioral Studies and Applied Sciences Accreditation
Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Azusa Pacific University held its place in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2013 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 179 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 121 institutions in the 2012 Best Colleges in the West for the seventh consecutive year.