Couple and Family Therapy (MA) Curriculum Plan

Courses are 3 units unless indicated otherwise.

  • 6312 A MFT Theories & Tech. I (1.5 units)
  • 6326 A Diversity & the Family (1.5 units)
  • 6312 B MFT Theories & Tech. I (1.5 units)
  • 6326 B Diversity & the Family (1.5 units)
  • 6310 MFT Law & Ethics (3 units)
  • 6322 A MFT Theories & Tech. II (1.5 units)
  • 6303 Group Therapy (3 units)
  • *6322 B MFT Theories & Tech. II (1.5 units)
  • Residency I (I unit)
  • 6360 Preparing Community Practice (3 units)
  • 7156 Psychopharmacology (3 units)
  • 7311 A Couples Therapy (1.5 units)
  • 7314 MFT Assessment (3 units)
  • 7311 B Couples Therapy (1.5 units)
  • 7312 Sex Therapy (2 units)
  • Residency II (I unit)
  • 6311 Intro to Psychopathology (3 units)
  • 6328 Ind. & Family Life Cycle (3 units)
  • *7360 Practicum (1.5 units)
  • 6325 Trauma & Crisis Intervention (3 units)
  • *7360 Practicum (1.5 units)
  • 7330 Chemical Dependency and the Family (3 units)
  • *7360 Practicum (1.5 units)
  • 6317 Parent-Child Therapy (2 units)
  • *7360 Practicum (1.5 units)
  • 7302 MFT Research Methods (3 units)
  • *7360 Practicum (1.5 units)
  • *7360 Practicum (1.5 units)
  • PSY XXXX Elective (3 units)
  • Take Master’s Comprehensive Exam
  • 7369 Practicum Extension (.5 unit)**
*Synchronous component is required. The rest of the courses are asynchronous with synchronous component requested at instructors’ discretion.
**7369 Practicum Extension (1 unit): Students only need to register practicum extension if they could not complete their required clinical hours during practicum.
Residency: Offer 2 residencies: I in T5 end of May, II in end of T3 (second year) in November
Place: San Diego
Cost/planning: University
Content: Lab, group therapy, diversity, self as therapist, basic models
Length: 3 days (on weekend)

For more information on the prerequisites and courses for this program, please refer to the academic catalog.