Entrance exam: GRE
Exam waiver available: Yes
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2 years (full time)
Learn to help couples and families examine their conflicts and work to repair the bonds they hold so dearly with the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy program at App State. Through listening, discussing and advising, you could help others find ways to make their relationships and families thrive.
You’ll graduate from our program with a depth of knowledge and skill to competently practice as a relational systemic professional serving diverse communities in a variety of settings, including private practices, nonprofit agencies, residential treatment programs, schools and hospitals.
Visit the Reich College of Education website for more information about the Marriage and Family Therapy program.
Explore the Graduate Bulletin to learn about the program of study for this degree.
This is a program that can lead to licensure or certification in North Carolina. Appalachian State University cannot confirm whether this program will meet the requirements for professional licensure in other states or territories.
If this applies to you, check the Professional Licensure webpage for information on licensure requirements and licensing agencies in other states. Or, you may address questions to State Authorization at App State at email@example.com or 828-262-7559.
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