Master of Science in Marriage & Family Therapy

Understanding professional licensure

It is important to understand all educational and individual requirements for professional licensure. Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, certification, endorsement, or salary increase. State regulations vary regarding professional licensure. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for your state.

MS in Marriage & Family Therapy program

  • Designed to prepare learners for an initial license as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • 72 quarter credits
  • 12 months of clinical internship; including 300 direct contact hours, 100 of those relational
  • Accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) 

Professional licensure disclosures

Per 34 CFR 668.43(a)(5)(v) - General Disclosures, an institution must provide disclosures if: a program is "designed" to meet the educational requirements for a specific professional license or certification required for an occupation; or advertised as being a program that meets professional licensure educational requirements in a state for that specific occupation. The institution is required to disclose, for each state, whether the program did or did not meet the educational requirements for that state or whether the institution is unable to make such a determination.

Open this document to review Capella University’s professional licensure disclosures by state for this program. 

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