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Build marriage and family counseling expertise with a combination of
online courses, in-person learning experiences, and engaging
The curriculum aligns to current marriage and family therapist
education standards and is designed to help prepare you for state
Our faculty is made up of scholar-practitioners who are active within
their professions and bring real-world experience to the
Apply your skills and knowledge in the field with direct-client
contact and supervision.
Enhance the skills you develop in your program through interaction
with faculty and students in a supportive environment.
Our curriculum is designed to incorporate the values, principles, and
ethical standards of national, regional, and state professional
counseling associations and honor societies.
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach you critical knowledge and skills and to
help enrich your education and career by bringing real-world relevance
to the courseroom. Our faculty include:
Faculty Chair and Program Director, Marriage & Family
Program Lead & Core Faculty, Marriage & Family
Core Faculty, Marriage & Family Counseling/Therapy
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They're here to help find a program fit and set up for success.
Advisors know the details of your program. Got questions about courses? Instructors? Resources? Advisors have answers.
For this team, it's more than resumes and interview tips. It's about thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you
need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way
around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Enroll in your master's degree, apply for the scholarship, meet eligibility requirements, and receive up to $3K.
If you're an active-duty military service member, spouse, or veteran, discounts may be available.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools.
The curriculum for our marriage and family counseling/therapy
master's degree program includes online and face-to-face experiences
that focus on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, intervention, and
|Course Number||Course Title|
|COUN5232||Systemic Approaches to Sexual and Gender Issues|
|COUN5271||Marriage and Family Systems|
|COUN5273||Couple and Marital Therapy|
|COUN5275||Utilizing Systemic Approaches: Infancy through Adolescence|
|COUN5820||Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy Theory and Practice|
The right education can change everything. Discover your path to
gaining real-world skills that you can apply to your passion for
helping others and helping families achieve happiness.
Both are concerned with the mental health and well-being of clients.
What are differences between the two?
When selecting a master’s counseling program, you can’t place too
much importance on accreditation.
Learning options like practica and internships provide hands-on,
in-person experiences to solidify knowledge.
Your education can help you reach your goals, professionally and
personally. Here are some of the job titles and employment settings to
explore as you consider a master’s degree in marriage and family
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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