Specialized coursework  
and hands-on practica.

Specialized coursework
and hands-on practica.

Couple and Family Therapy Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Couple and Family Therapy is a 60 credit hour program that includes coursework and a training practicum. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below. More information, including course descriptions and sequencing, can be found in the Adler University Catalog.

  • MCFT-510 Professional Development Seminar I (0 credits)
  • MCFT-511 & 512 CFT Professional Identity Seminar I & II (2 credits)
  • SJP-513-514 Social Justice Practicum I & II (2 credits) 
  • MCFT-337 Group Psychotherapy (3 credits)
  • MCFT-433 Fundamentals of Adlerian Psychology and Parenting Education:
    Theory and Interventions (3 credits)
  • MCFT-438 Introduction to Addictive Disorders (3 credits).
  • MCFT-472 Basic Skills of Therapy for CFTs (3 credits)
  • MCFT-497 Research Methods (3 credits)
  • MCFT-505 Professional Development: Issues and Ethics (3 credits)
  • MCFT-647 Biopsychosocial Bases of Health and Dysfunction for CFTs (3 credits)
  • MCFT-650 Overview of Postmodern Approaches to Couple & Family Therapy (3 credits)
  • MCFT-651 Assessment & Treatment Planning with Individual
    and Family Systems (3 credits)
  • MCFT-654 Individual Life Span and the Family Life Cycle (3 credits)
  • MCFT-655 Therapy with Couples: Theory and Techniques (3 credits)
  • MCFT-660 Culture and Diversity in Couple and Family Therapy (3 credits)
  • MCFT-662 Overview of Modern Approaches to Couple and Family Therapy (3 credits)
  • MCFT-663 Family Therapy: Theory and Techniques (3 credits)
  • MCFT-664-665 Practicum in Couple and Family I & II (2 credits)
  • MCFT-667-669 M.A. Practicum Seminar in Couple and Family I, II, & III (9 credits)
  • MCFT-670 Family Therapy with Children and Adolescents (3 credits)
  • MCFT-995 Master’s Clinical Qualifying Examination(0 credits)