Master of Science

Marriage and Family Therapy

Central to Nurturing Relationships.

CCSU’s MS in Marriage & Family Therapy prepares you to assist individuals, couples, and families in a wide variety of settings and roles. The program will prepare you to become a therapist who is well-grounded in systems theory and clinical techniques. Throughout the program you will have ongoing training and supervision that will allow you to effectively, professionally, and ethically serve as an agent of intervention and change.

Program Features

  • Starts every August  
  • 63-credit program  
  • Attend full-time  
  • Flexible class schedule helpful for working adults  
  • Practicum and internship opportunities  
  • Access to state-of-the-art clinical counseling laboratory  
  • Financial aid is available  
  • No GMAT/GRE required 


Did You Know?

Employment of marriage and family therapists is projected to grow 16% from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. 

What You'll Gain

  • Understanding of the Metaframeworks paradigm as a valued systemic basis for teaching and practicing marriage and family therapy  
  • Ability to promote culturally informed professional techniques and respectful systemic mental health practices  
  • Knowledge in the major schools of marriage and family therapy  
  • Proficiency in the practices of systemically oriented therapy approaches to human problems in a variety of settings  
  • Professional identity as a marriage and family therapist  
  • Knowledge of marriage and family therapy through relevant research and ongoing professional enrichment  
  • Clear sense of yourself as an interventionist in human problems