MA in Marital and Family Therapy Curriculum


Curriculum Plan (2020-2021)

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Please note that there may be other requirements for completion or options for elective and specialized courses. Please see the academic catalog for the full curriculum. Course offerings and sequence are subject to change.

  • MFT Law and Ethics

  • MFT Theories and Techniques I & II

  • MFT Techniques Lab I & II

  • Diversity and the Family

  • Individual and Family Life Cycle

  • Introduction to Psychopathology

  • Preparing for Community Practice

  • Dependency and the Family

  • Group Therapy

  • Parent-Child Therapy Techniques

  • Trauma and Crisis Intervention

  • Couples Therapy

  • MFT Research Methods

  • MFT Assessment

  • Psychopharmacology

  • Sex Therapy in Marriage and Family Therapy

  • MFT Practicum or Elective

Alliant MFT Program Handouts and Manuals

Instruction may be provided on-ground, online or in hybrid modalities, and varies by program. For on-ground and hybrid programs, instruction is primarily provided at an Alliant campus; however, some instructional activities may take place off campus at a location appropriate for the particular activity, including, but not limited to, online courses or online portion of courses, internships, practicums, or field placement activities.

For online programs, instruction is provided online; however, some programs may include an in-person residency requirement at one of Alliant’s campuses. Additional instructional activities, including, but not limited to internships, practicums, or field placement activities may take place at a location appropriate for the particular activity.


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