Master of Science

Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

The Marriage, Family and Child Counseling Specialization is designed to provide students with all the educational competencies required by the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). The program trains professionals to work in a variety of settings, including community agencies, county and state agencies, hospitals and private practice, and prepares students to provide consulting to businesses and agencies. Emphasis is placed on developmental and preventative concerns, especially those of children.


Career Options

The program trains individuals to work in a variety of settings, including community agencies, county and state agencies, hospitals, private practice, and to provide consulting to businesses and agencies. Emphasis is placed on developmental and preventative concerns, especially those of children.


Program Requirements

Units required for Master: 60

Program Resources

Learn how to apply.
Catalog with detailed program requirements.


Learning Outcomes

  • To prepare counseling students to work effectively with individuals, families, and children
  • To qualify students to meet professional licensure requirements
  • To provide counselors with understanding and skills necessary to serve as change agents for families, agencies, institutions, and communities
  • To prepare counselors to work effectively with and demonstrate sensitivity toward persons from diverse populations (i.e. ethnic, cultural, gender, sexual orientation, class, age, ability and spiritual/religious beliefs)

Questions
Dr. Ebony Williams
Phone: (916) 278-4073 | Office: Eureka Hall 321 | Email: ebony.williams@csus.edu