Course Descriptions

The Master of Marriage and Family Therapy with an emphasis in Medical Family Therapy degree plan for all students follows the requirements of the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education. Students are expected to take courses in the sequence required by the department. No more than 12 semester hours may be transferred into the program with the approval of the graduate advisor.

Requirements for the Medical Family Therapy degree are: 

BMFT 639Family Theory
BMFT 610Couples Therapy
BMFT 641Family Therapy I
 Introduction to Medical Family Therapy
BMFT 601Internship I
BMFT 662Family Life Cycle
 Advanced Psychopathology
 Research Methods in Medical Family Therapy
BMFT 643Professional Ethics & the Law
 Illness & Disability across the Lifespan
BMFT 602Internship I
BMFT 663Cultural Diversity
 Systemic/Contextual Assessment
BMFT 634Addictive Disorders
BMFT 603Internship III
BMFT 651Sexual Therapy
BMFT 661Family Therapy II
BMFT 604Internship IV
 Interventions in Medical Family Therapy
BMFT 696Theological Perspectives on Human Behavior
BMFT 605Internship V

Application Deadline:
 Fall 2015
  • February 15

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