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Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Programs 

Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program

Application Process; FAQ’s/Tuition

In addition to the high quality training in the general area of counseling, the Graduate Programs in Counseling at Southern Nazarene University offers students the opportunity for specialized education in the area of marital and family therapy. By learning a systems-based and inter-generational approach to counseling, our students are provided the training and skills to have transformational impacts on couples and families in diverse clinical settings.

In the state of Oklahoma, many interested in working in the area of marriage, couples, and family therapy will pursue credentials as a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT). Marital and family therapists have the opportunity to provide counseling services to families, couples, and individuals of varying ages and demographics in settings such as community mental health agencies, hospitals, schools, and even private practice.

Martial & Family Therapist Program Overview

To become a marital and family therapist, Southern Nazarene University offers a 60-hour degree program that culminates in a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (MACP). Students will take a core of 48 credit hours. Upon completion of the 48-core hours, students will move into a 12-hour elective concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. 

Semester One Courses (Professional Foundations)
Semester Two Courses (Theoretical Foundations)
Semester Three Courses (Assessment)
Semester Four Courses (Contextual Applications)
Semester Five Courses: (Marriage and Family)



 Contact your admissions counselor for more information at (405) 491-6332. 

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Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to educating people for lives of service to God, leadership, and reconciliation toward their neighbors and within the global community. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage

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