ACTS Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy

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Degree Completion: 68 (*Thesis Track 74) Semester Hours

Prerequisites
PsychologyIntroduction to Statistics
Abnormal Psychology
Development Psychology
Theories of Personality
Foundational Skills in Counselling
Brain & Behavior or Cognitive Process
Bible & Theology BIE 500 Introduction to the Bible
THS 540 Introduction to Theology
Research Foundations1 RES 500 Research Strategies
Counselling Studies (32 Semester Hours):
3 MFT 552 Marriage and Family Therapy Theories
3 MFT 553 Advanced Skills in Marriage and Family Therapy
3 MFT 580 Psychopathology
3 *Choose either MTF 582 or MFT 584:
MFT 582 Statistics and Research Evaluation
MFT 584 Advanced Statistics
2 MFT 630 Counselling Diverse Populations
3 MFT 660 Marriage and Family Therapy I
3 MFT 661 Group Counselling
3 MFT 664 Ethics and Professional Issues
3 MFT 670 Marriage and Family Therapy II
3 MFT 682 Family Life Cycle and Child and Adolescent Therapy
3 MFT 683 Adult Human Development
0 MFT 697 Comprehensive Exam
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Biblical Studies (7 Semester Hours):
3 BIE 505 Biblical Hermeneutics
2BIE ___Old Testament Elective
2BIE ___New Testament Elective
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Theological Studies (13 Semester Hours):
1 PTH 510 Spiritual Formation I
1 PTH 511 Spiritual Formation II
2 PTH 660 Spiritual Resources in Marriage & Family Therapy
3 THS 571 Introduction to Believers' Church Theology
3 THS 648 Theological Issues in Counselling
3 THS ___ Upper Level THS Elective
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Family Therapy Electives (5 Semester Hours):
(must include one of MFT 502, 674, 675)2 or 3 MFT 502 Gottman Method Couples Therapy
2 or 3 MFT 674 Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
2 or 3 MFT 675 Satir Family Therapy
3 MFT 681 Addictions Counselling
2 or 3 MFT ___ Marriage & Family Therapy Elective
3 MFT 585 *Research Design (Thesis Track)
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Supervised Practice (11 Semester Hours:)
3 MFT 590 Practicum
2 MFT 691 Counselling Internship I
2 MFT 692 Counselling Internship II
2 MFT 693 Counselling Internship III
2 MFT 694 Counselling Internship IV
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*Thesis Track Requirements (6 Semester Hours):
3MFT 751Marriage & Family Therapy Thesis I
3MFT 752Marriage & Family Therapy Thesis II
0MFT 753Marriage & Family Therapy Thesis Continuing Status
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