Marriage & Family Therapy

ACU’s Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program combines relevant courses in courses in couple, family, and child therapy; mental illness; substance abuse and addiction; and assessment and diagnosis to provide professional clinical training for students seeking mental health licensure.

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Master of Marriage and Family Therapy

Graduate study in Marriage and Family Therapy at Abilene Christian University combines a systems/relational understanding of people's lives with theory, clinical training, and the integration of faith and learning. The two-year, 60-hour program prepares graduates for Christian service and leadership in a variety of secular and faith-based settings.

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The Marriage and Family Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.

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Mobile devices may help engage students at the undergraduate level, but do they have a similar impact among the rigors of graduate school? Jaime Goff, director of ACU's Marriage and Family Studies, discusses her experimentation.

Jaime Goff |
Associate Professor of Marriage & Family Therapy

Associate professor Jaime Goff, Chair of the Department of Marriage and Family Studies, found that mobile-learning tools could enrich students' experiences in graduate-level marriage and family therapy classes.

Application Deadline:
 Fall 2017
  • February 15, 2017

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