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State Licensure Requirements

For Marriage and Family Therapy Programs

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Alliant International University has reviewed its programs to determine whether the programs meet the educational requirements for this licensure in varying states. While Alliant strives to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information about licensure requirements, students are encouraged to contact their state’s licensing agency to verify license requirements as information may be subject to change without notice.  

This information is provided in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education and the Code of Federal Regulations.

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Alabama

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Alabama. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapy.

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Alaska

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Alaska Board of Marital and Family Therapy.

Alaska’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Alaska Board of Marital and Family Therapy

Board of Marital and Family Therapy Statutes and Regulations

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Arizona

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.

Alaska’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

Arizona Board Statutes

Arizona Board Rules

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Arkansas

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Arkansas. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy.

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California

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for licensure.

California’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Information for AMFT and LMFT Applicants  

California Law Chapter 13. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

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Colorado

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Colorado State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners.

Colorado’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Colorado State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners

Colorado State Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners Rules and Regulations

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Connecticut

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Connecticut. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Connecticut Department of Public Health. 

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Delaware

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Delaware Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals.

Delaware’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Delaware Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Licensure Requirements

Marriage and Family Licensure Requirements

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District of Columbia

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Washington DC. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Washington DC Board of Marriage and Family Therapy. 

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Florida

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements for the Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Intern license set forth by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling.

Florida’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling

Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern Requirements

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Requirements

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Georgia

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Georgia. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists.

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Hawaii

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Hawaii Professional and Vocational Licensing Division.

Hawaii’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Hawaii Professional and Vocational Licensing Division

Requirements & Instructions – Marriage and Family Therapist License

HRS Chapter 451J – Marriage and Family Therapists

HRS Chapter 436B – Uniform Professional and Vocational Licensing Act

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Idaho

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Idaho Licensing Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists.

Idaho’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Idaho Licensing Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists

Idaho State Licensing Laws

Idaho State Licensing Rules

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Illinois

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Marriage and Family Therapy Licensing and Disciplinary Board.

Illinois’ Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

Illinois Marriage & Family Therapy Act

Illinois Marriage & Family Therapy Rules

Associate Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Requirements

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Requirements

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Indiana

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs do not meet the practicum requirements set forth by the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board for licensure. Students who wish to become licensed in the state of Indiana are required to complete additional practicum hours beyond our programmatic requirements.

Indiana’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board

Licensure Requirements and Instructions

Indiana Licensing Statues and Rules

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Iowa

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Iowa. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Iowa Board of Behavioral Science, Bureau of Professional Licensure. 

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Kansas

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board.

Kansas’ Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board

Statutes & Regulations for Marriage & Family Therapists

Instructions for Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure

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Kentucky

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Kentucky. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists.  

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Louisiana

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs do not meet the practicum requirements set forth by the Louisiana State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors for licensure. Students who wish to become licensed in the state of Louisiana are required to complete additional practicum hours beyond our programmatic requirements.

Louisiana’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Louisiana State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

Louisiana State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors Laws & Rules

Louisiana Application Process

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Maine

Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Maine Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure.

Maine’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Maine Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure

Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure Laws

Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure Rules

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Maryland

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Maryland. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. 

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Massachusetts

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions.

Massachusetts’ Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Application Checklist

Allied Mental Health Policies Statutes and Regulations

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Michigan

Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Michigan Board of Marriage and Family Therapy. Michigan requires applicants to complete training in identifying victims of human trafficking that meets the standards in Administrative Rule 338.7202. Alliant has not determined if our programs meet the human trafficking training requirements for licensure in Michigan.

Michigan’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Michigan Board of Marriage and Family Therapy

Michigan Professional Licensing Laws, Rules & Other Resources

Marriage and Family Therapist Licensing Guide

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Minnesota

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Minnesota’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy

Minnesota Administrative Rules, Chapter 5300, Marriage and Family Therapy

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Mississippi

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Mississippi. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists. 

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Missouri

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Missouri State Committee of Marital & Family Therapists.  

Missouri’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Missouri State Committee of Marital & Family Therapists

Missouri State Committee of Marital & Family Therapists Statutes

Missouri Code of State Regulations

Marital & Family Therapists Licensure Overview

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Montana

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs do not meet the practicum requirements set forth by the Montana Board of Behavioral Health for licensure. Students who wish to become licensed in the state of Montana are required to complete additional practicum hours beyond our programmatic requirements.

Montana’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Montana Board of Behavioral Health

Board of Behavioral Health Rules

Montana Code Chapter 37. Marriage and Family Therapists

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Nebraska

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services Board of Mental Health and Social Work Practice.

Nebraska’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Nebraska Board of Mental Health and Social Work Practice

Nebraska Board of Mental Health and Social Work Practice Regulations

Nebraska Statutes Relating to Mental Health Practice Act

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Nevada

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs that contain practicum or internships in Nevada. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists & Clinical Professional Counselors. 

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New Hampshire

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs that contain practicum or internships in New Hampshire. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice. 

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New Jersey

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners.

New Jersey’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners

State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners Statutes

Chapter 34 Subchapters 1-9A Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners Regulations

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New Mexico

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in New Mexico. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the New Mexico Board of Counseling and Therapy Practice. 

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New York

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs do not meet all requirements set forth by the New York Office of the Professions, Mental Health Practitioners for licensure. Along with the completion of an accredited graduate degree in marriage and family therapy, all applicants for licensure in New York must complete coursework or training in the identification and reporting of child abuse offered by a New York State approved provider.

New York’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

New York Office of the Professions, Mental Health Practitioners

Marriage and Family Therapy License Requirements

Mandated Training Related to Child Abuse

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North Carolina

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in North Carolina. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board. 

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North Dakota

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the North Dakota Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board.

North Dakota’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

North Dakota Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board

North Dakota Century Code

North Dakota Administrative Rules Title III

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Ohio

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board.

Ohio’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board

Marriage and Family Therapist Application Instructions

Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 4757-25, Licensing of Marriage and Family Therapists

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Oklahoma

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs that contain practicum or internships in Oklahoma. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health Licensure. 

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Oregon

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Oregon. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists. 

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Pennsylvania

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs do not meet all requirements set forth by the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors for licensure. Along with the completion of an accredited graduate degree in marriage and family therapy, all applicants for licensure in Pennsylvania must also complete 3 hours of training in child abuse recognition and reporting that has been approved by the PA Department of Education in consultation with the Department of Human Services.

Pennsylvania’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors

Marriage & Family Therapist Licensure Requirements Snapshot

Board Laws & Regulations

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Rhode Island

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Rhode Island. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health: Marriage, Family and Mental Health Therapy Licensing.  

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South Carolina

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs that contain practicum or internships in South Carolina. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors and Psycho-Educational Specialists. 

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South Dakota

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the South Dakota Board of Examiners for Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists.  

South Dakota’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

South Dakota Board of Examiners for Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists

Statute SDCL 36-33

Administrative Rule ARSD 20:71

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Tennessee

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Tennessee Board for Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapists.

Tennessee’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Tennessee Board for Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapists

Board Statutes and Rules

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Texas

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.

Texas’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists

Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists, 22 TAC Part 35, Chapter 801

Occupations Code, the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Act

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Utah

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing.

Utah’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Utah Marriage and Family Therapist Licensing Act Rule

Utah General Rule of the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing Act 58-1

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Vermont

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Vermont. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation: Allied Mental Health. 

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Virginia

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs do not meet the practicum requirements set forth by the Virginia Board of Counseling for licensure. Students who wish to become licensed in the state of Virginia are required to complete additional practicum hours beyond our programmatic requirements.

Virginia’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Virginia Board of Counseling

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Process Handbook

Regulations Governing the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy

Virginia Laws governing Counseling

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Washington

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs that contain practicum or internships in Washington. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Washington State Department of Health: Marriage and Family Therapist Credentialing. 

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West Virginia

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in West Virginia. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling. 

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Wisconsin

At this time, Alliant is not authorized to offer distance education programs in Wisconsin. Therefore, Alliant has not made a determination about whether our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification set forth by the Wisconsin Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Examining Board. 

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Wyoming

Alliant has determined that our Marriage and Family Therapy programs meet the requirements set forth by the Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board.

Wyoming’s Marriage and Family Therapist licensure requirements and applicable information can be found here:

Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board

Wyoming Licensing Rules and Regulations

Provisional Marriage and Family Therapist Requirements

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Requirements