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Program at a Glance

Program
Master
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Counslr Educ & Schl Psychology
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

Learn more about program tuition and fees.

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The CACREP accredited Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy MA program prepares students for licensure in marriage and family therapy and to practice in agencies, private practices, and other settings.

As part of the program's pragmatic approach to preparing counselors, in addition to classroom studies, all students complete clinical experiences in the UCF Community Counseling and Research Center and field-based experiences in the community. The UCF Community Counseling and Research Center serves as a hub for training and research in the program, with graduate students providing counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults through the provision of individual, couples, and family therapy. The CCRC serves more than 1400 individuals, couples, and families in the central Florida community.

The Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy MA program requires a minimum of 63 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree, including 6 credit hours of core courses, 45 credit hours of specialization courses (including 3 credit hours of an elective), and 12 credit hours of professional clinical experience.

Total Credit Hours Required: 63 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

The CACREP accredited Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy MA program prepares students for licensure in Florida as a Marriage and Family Therapist in order to practice in agencies, private practices, and other settings. Applicants considering this program should contact their State Licensure Board to verify the courses required. The Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy MA program has potential ties to professional licensure or certification in the field. For more information on how this program may prepare you in that regard, please visit

https://apq.ucf.edu/files/Licensure-Disclosure-CCIE-Marriage-Couple-Family-Therapy-MA.pdf.

Application Deadlines

Fall
February 1
Fall
January 15

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Couples Counselor
  • Family Therapist
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Relationship Counselor

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