MA in Marital and Family Therapy

Make Your Impact. One Family at a Time.

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Degree Overview


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The nuclear family has evolved. No longer does the American household fit one shape, size, or style. Yet, the family unit remains the cornerstone of our society, and the COAMFTE-accredited Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Degree Program offered by the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University is specifically tailored to train you in how to help these individuals and families, regardless of their structure or circumstance.

 

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What will your impact be?

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Faculty and Admissions

Get the information you need in order to start your Alliant experience. Browse our diverse list of faculty members, or see the latest admission requirements for your desired program.

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Degree Highlights

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COAMFTE-Accreditation

Alliant is proud to offer one of only nine on-campus COAMFTE-accredited MA MFT programs in the state of California.

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Online Program

Our Master’s in MFT has its coursework offered completely online, and is one of only three such programs in the nation to be COAMFTE-accredited.

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Hands-on Training

Get hands-on training through 500 hours of direct client contact—leaving you primed for impact from the moment you step off our commencement stage.

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Service and Investment

Get up to $50,000 of loan reimbursement from the National Health Services Corps in exchange for two years of work in an underserved area.

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Cultural Competency

Join a program that has cultural competency at its core, and consistently adds culturally and linguistically qualified mental-health professionals into the workforce.

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Compelling Coursework

Through your program, you will explore courses like: Parent-Child Therapy, Psychopharmacology, and many more. (Course offerings and sequence are subject to change.)

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“I chose Alliant because they are COAMFTE-accredited and degree portability was really important to me. My experience through the masters and doctoral MFT programs has not only prepared me to be a therapist, but also to be an advocate for my clients, and for the MFT profession as a whole.”
Nicole Sabatini Gutierrez
MFT MA and PsyD Alumna
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Degree Information


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MFT – Continuing CSPP’s Legacy of Impact

CSPP’s Marriage and Family Therapy programs, at both levels, have a long and storied history of faculty that have passed through its doors to relay their knowledge to a new generation of therapists. For the last 50 years, this program has worked to produce some of the best marriage and family therapists and some of the most-respected thought leaders the field has seen since the program’s inception. From 1969 to today, the MFT program has worked toward making families in California, and around the world, the best they can be.

Read More About MFT’s Storied Legacy and Impactful Present

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School Performance Fact Sheet

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Online Student Achievement Criteria Data

As part of COAMFTE requirements, we provide the diversity composition of our student body, faculty, and supervisors. Please follow the link below for the related data. We hope this information will help you make an informed decision regarding your graduate study.

San Diego Diversity Chart
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Program Campus Locations


The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy program is offered both on-campus and online. Click an image below to learn more about each campus and what each one has to offer.

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Why Alliant

At Alliant, our mission is to prepare students for professional careers of service and leadership and promote the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world. Our Vision is an inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.

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Why CSPP

The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) is Alliant’s cornerstone school and was built on a legacy of thought leadership, multicultural competence, and quality of care. CSPP’s programs pair hands-on professional practice with academic rigor in order to prepare the next generation of psychologists and mental health care professionals.

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