Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
Annual Enrollment Deadline is March 1st
- ULM is one of few universities in the U.S. dually accredited by COAMFTE and CACREP to offer a M.A. MFT degree.
The ULM Marriage and Family Therapy Master of Arts program is committed to a systemic orientation that fosters relational and contextual educational approaches in the fields of marriage and family therapy and counseling. Our mission is to prepare clinicians whose competencies in systemic practice, clinical scholarship, and ethics will professionally serve a diverse society. With a commitment to the classic foundations of family therapy and advancing the professions, we turn learning into relevant action for tomorrow’s practitioners.
1. Attain and Maintain COAMFTE and CACREP Accreditation.
2. Appeal to and employ a culturally diverse faculty.
3. Appeal to and admit an increasingly culturally diverse student body.
4. Prepare students to be eligible for licensure as LMFTs and/or LPCs.
5. Prepare students to be actively involved professionally.
MA Student Learning Outcomes:
1. Articulate classic foundational systemic philosophy and theory.
2. Demonstrate competence in the practice of a systemic orientation to marriage and family therapy and counseling.
3. Show integrity in ethical practice.
4. Demonstrate skills and knowledge to professionally serve a culturally diverse society.
1. Maintain an active research agenda in classic foundational systemic philosophy and theory and other professional contributions.
2. Maintain a systemically and ethically orientated clinical and/or supervision practice.
3. Provide service to the profession, community, and university.
4. Create/Maintain/Teach a systemically oriented curriculum.
5. Address diversity issues in each course.
The internship experience requires that students complete 500 client contact hours working with individuals, couples, and families during the second year of study. This is accomplished in the Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic located on the campus and at internship sites external to the campus. Interns receive individual supervision, group supervision, and supervision based on direct observation, videotaped or audiotape sessions with clients. All clinical work is supervised by faculty members who are AAMFT Approved Supervisors.
We look forward to discussing this degree opportunity with you. Please contact us by phone or email.
Strauss Hall #306
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209
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If you attended a university outside of the United States, you will need to request a WES course by course evaluation of your transcripts and have the evaluation sent to the ULM Graduate School. Please visit http://www.wes.org/ for more information.