Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling, Graduate Certificate

Available: On Campus

The Graduate Certificate in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling is designed for students who want to gain specific training in family and couples therapy or intend to pursue their license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

The graduate certificate program will provide students with a deeper understanding of family systems theory, systemic approaches for working with couples and families, and effective strategies for working with a wide variety of issues.

Students pursuing an MA in Counseling or who already have a master's degree in a counseling-related field may apply for this certificate program.

Financial aid is available for students simultaneously earning their Graduate Certificate and MA in Counseling.

For more information about the LMFT, visit the Texas Administrative Code website.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Certificate Summary
Length 12 Credit Hours
Required Courses Graduate Certificate
Enrollment Fall, Spring
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 15

Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your program advisor below for confirmation on application deadlines.

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