Bring foundational theories of marriage and family therapy to life in
a clinical practice.
Serve diverse patient populations by integrating social justice and
Gain the insight needed to evaluate theoretical and practice issues
relevant to family dynamics and systems theory.
Apply the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and the American Counseling Association Codes of Ethics.
Communicate with sensitivity, understanding, and respect with your
clients and other professionals.
Develop your own approach to evidence-based therapy that meets the
standards for marriage and family therapists.
The curriculum aligns to current marriage and family therapist
education standards and is designed to help prepare you for state
Access our engaging, online learning environment anytime, anywhere,
with any device and set your own schedule while meeting
Our faculty is made up of scholar-practitioners who are active within
their professions and bring real-world experience to the
Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit;
we set the deadlines.
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.
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t
need-based and never have to be repaid.
Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
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|
Enhance the skills you develop in your program coursework through
these intensive, onsite experiences with students and faculty.
Apply your skills and knowledge in the field with direct-client
contact and supervision.
Our licensure team supports you through the license application
process, and is here for you even beyond graduation.
Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields.
They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our
advisors–they know all about the details of your program.
For this team, it’s more than resumes and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning–beyond graduation.
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.
Here are just some of the career options
you could explore with our online Marriage and Family
Counseling/Therapy master's degree program.
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can’t guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.