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Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling

Programs - Master of Science in Counseling

Option in Marriage and Family Therapy (code ED_PMS04)

Students in this Option will prepare for licensed independent MFT practice to work in private practice, community-agency settings, government-court settings, hospitals, clinics, Employee Assistance Programs, and city-county-state agencies to provide counseling services for adults, children, families and couples.

Prerequisite

  • Take the following:
    • EDP 400 Intro to Educational Research (3) (or equivalent)

Advancement to Candidacy - Clear Admission

Students should advance to candidacy as early as possible. For advancement to candidacy (Clear Admission status), students must:

  • 1. Fulfill the campus Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR).
  • 2. Complete COUN 508A, COUN 510, EDP 400.
  • 3. Maintain a 3.0 grade point average in all course work.
  • 4. Resolve all incomplete grades.
  • 5. Submit to the Graduate Studies Office an Advancement to Candidacy form signed by the program advisor.

Requirements

  • Take all of the following (62 units):
    • COUN 508A Family Systems Therapy Applied to Lifespan Development (3)
    • COUN 508B Family Systems Methods (3)
    • COUN 510 Law and Ethics for Counselors (3)
    • COUN 511 Counseling the Alcohol/ Chemically Dependent Person (2)
    • COUN 512 Child and Spousal/Partner Abuse (1)
    • COUN 513 Introduction to Clinical Interviewing (3)
    • COUN 514 Medication and Counseling (2)
    • COUN 515 Counseling Theories (3)
    • COUN 522 Counseling Methods and Techniques (3)
    • COUN 543 Human Sexuality Counseling (3)
    • COUN 555 Cross-Cultural Counseling (3)
    • COUN 556 Counseling Children and Adolescents (3)
    • COUN 557 Counseling Couples (3)
    • COUN 601 Trauma and Grief Counseling (3)
    • COUN 608 Seminar in Marriage and Family Therapy (3)
    • COUN 609 MFT Practicum (3)
    • COUN 638 Group Counseling (3)
    • COUN 643D Counseling Field Work: Marriage and Family Therapy (3)
    • COUN 644D Advanced Counseling Field Work: Marriage and Family Therapy (3)
    • EDP 520 Quantitative Research Methods in Education (3)
    • Comprehensive Exam students: take additional 6 units approved electives from courses in Counseling program.
    • Thesis students: take EDP 698 Thesis (must take 6 units).

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