Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for the Master of Science in Counseling/Marriage, Family and Child Therapy.
The Master of Science in Counseling/Marriage, Family and Child Therapy program prepares you for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist in jurisdictions where it is offered. In order to practice as a counselor in most states, you must be licensed as a MFT (marriage and family therapist), LPC (licensed professional counselor), or other comparable state professional license designation. License requirements vary by state. Stay updated on the licensure requirements in any state in which you desire to practice. Review state licensure requirements.
The Master of Science in Counseling/ Marriage, Family and Child Therapy degree program meets the California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) educational requirements for registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) and an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC). Upon successful completion of all educational requirements and required postgraduate supervised clinical hours, graduates are eligible to sit for the LMFT and LPCC licensure exams in California. Review state licensure requirements.