Marriage and family therapists and social workers are each concerned with the mental health and well-being of their clients.

And while both professions require licensure, there are distinct differences between the two. This guide helps to identify the differences between and career opportunities within each field.


Capella University offers master’s programs in Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy and Social Work.

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