Medical MFT

Master of Medical Marriage and Family Therapy


The Master of Marriage and Family Therapy with an emphasis in Medical Family Therapy is a master's level degree designed to prepare students for licensure as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). This program emphasizes family therapy in medical settings, and prepares students to work in a variety of areas.

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Medical Family Therapy

The Master of Marriage and Family Therapy with an emphasis in Medical Family Therapy is a 60-hour master's level degree program focused on providing students with traditional Marriage and Family Therapy coursework supplemented by clinical practice that will prepare students to work in a variety of fields, including hospitals, medical practices, community mental health clinics, VA hospitals, and private practice.

Located at ACU at CitySquare in Dallas, Texas, part of the coursework for the Medical Family Therapy degree includes hands on experience working in urban poverty. Students will be immersed in community amidst poverty, ultimately to gain perspective and a sense of purpose form their work with their peers. This program includes coursework emphasizing illness and disability across the life span, collaboration with healthcare systems and doctors, and internships in medical settings.

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This program is pending final approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Application Deadline:
 Fall 2014
  • February 15

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