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PsyD in Marital and Family Therapy Curriculum


Curriculum Plan (2021 – 2022)

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For the full 114 credit post-baccalaureate program curriculum, please see the academic catalog. For the full 69 credit post-master's program curriculum, please see the academic catalog. 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
  • Chemical Dependency and the Family
  • Group Therapy
  • Parent-Child Therapy Techniques
  • MFT Practicum or Elective (4 required courses in total)
  • MFT Research Methods
  • Couples Therapy
  • MFT Practicum (2 required courses in total)
  • Trauma and Crisis Intervention
  • MFT Assessment
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Sex Therapy in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Advanced Statistics I/II
  • Advanced Brief Models
  • Personality and Affect
  • Advanced Couples Therapy
  • Advanced Intergenerational Therapy
  • Biological Aspects of Behavior
  • Supervision in MFT
  • Social Basis of Behavior
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Advanced MFT Research: Quantitative
  • Elective (1 or 2 required courses in total)
  • Internship in MFT (3 required courses in total)
  • Internship Supervision (2 required courses in total)
  • MFT Dissertation

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 the Alliant 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.


Why Alliant

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Founded in 1969, CSPP was one of the nation’s first independent schools of professional psychology. Today, CSPP continues its commitment to preparing the next generation of mental health professionals through graduate-level degree programs in clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, clinical counseling, organizational psychology, psychopharmacology, and more.



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