If you’re pursuing a career in marriage and family therapy and an incredible lifestyle, there’s no better place than Southern California. Enjoy sunny weather and vibrant culture as you build a strong theoretical foundation and gain practical experience. With world-famous beaches, scenic parks, and renowned restaurants at your fingertips, you’ll soak up plenty of good times as you make strides toward your family counseling career goals.
Our Irvine MFT programs offer access to our lively Orange County campus as well as convenient proximity to Southern California’s thriving urban centers. With culturally rich Los Angeles just a few miles away, you’ll enjoy all of the amenities and opportunities of a major metropolis—whether you’re encountering diverse family cases or building key professional relationships within the clinical mental health counseling profession.
To learn more about this program and other offerings, visit our CSPP-dedicated microsite. You’ll find videos featuring our university president, dean of CSPP, and faculty, along with numerous interactive features!
MFT Degrees in Irvine
MA in Marriage and Family Therapy
Our MA in marriage and family therapy Irvine program provides a strong foundation for clinical practice and research. Learn advanced MFT theories and techniques, analyze diverse case studies, and build hands-on experience through 300 hours of clinical training.
Advance your scholarship and practice with our Irvine PsyD in marriage and family therapy. Complete the doctorate in marriage and family therapy Irvine program and develop the skills to stand out in the field through clinical practice, and intensive theoretical and practical skill-based training focus on cultural competency. Gain real-world experience with a diverse clientele in community-based practicum and internship sites, under the oversight of supervisors who meet rigorous AAMFT professional standards.
Develop critical thinking and active problem-solving skills to address varied mental and behavioral health issues
Learn evidence-based assessment and intervention strategies applicable to diverse populations
Gain the hands-on training to make decisions independently as a practicing systemically oriented marriage and family therapist.
Evaluate and design applied research projects and participate actively in the scientific community
MFT Program Requirements in Irvine
To apply for the MA in marriage and family therapy education, you need a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and a minimum GPA of 3.0. We also ask that you submit a 2-4 page statement of purpose, your current resume, letters of recommendation, and official transcripts.
Our Irvine doctorate in marriage and family therapy requires a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and a minimum GPA of 3.0. To apply, you’ll write a 5-6 page essay describing your personal and professional development and research interests. For the PsyD in marriage and family therapy Irvine, you’ll also need to submit a resume, letters of recommendation, and official transcripts.
Directions to MFT Irvine Campus
From curriculum to clinical training for the marriage family therapist role, our Irvine MFT programs enrich cultural competency and empower future success. On the Irvine campus, you’ll find a productive academic environment dedicated to holistic professional development. Host study groups in our state-of-the-art classrooms and conference rooms, or build community in our student lounge. In support of your studies for the MFT programs in Irvine, we’ve outfitted our campus with innovative computer labs, video conference rooms, and an information research center to meet your research and studying needs.
To see the magic of our Irvine MFT programs in action, visit Alliant University at 2855 Michelle Drive #300, Irvine, CA 92606. Discover how we can help kickstart your marriage and family therapist career in sunny Southern California.
Alliant International University of Irvine is located at:
2855 Michelle Drive #300
Irvine, CA 92606
Our hours are:
10AM – 6PM Monday through Friday
Contact our Irvine Campus via phone at: (657) 699-0372 to learn more about our Irvine graduate programs.