Program offered: Residential, Online
Total credits: 57 (as of July 1, 2015)
The Adler Graduate School offers a Master of Arts Degree in Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. The Marriage and Family Therapy emphasis does include an internship component, and does prepare students for licensure in any state. This 57-credit degree requires successful completion of a combination of 25 required and elective courses and completion of a Master’s Project (i.e, thesis, integrative project).
With an educational focus on systems/relationships, Marriage and Family Therapy students are prepared to pursue the professional role of psychotherapist who works in a variety of settings serving families, children and adolescents, couples, and individuals.
Adler Graduate School’s Marriage and Family Therapy emphasis is based on the State of Minnesota’s criteria for licensure as a Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) and the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) standards. These therapists are overseen by the Minnesota Board of Marriage & Family Therapy, 2829 University Ave. S.E., Suite 330, Minneapolis, MN, 55414, phone 612-617-2220. The LMFT is recognized in nearly all 50 states.