Argosy University–Salt Lake City

Marriage and Family Therapy Program
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Argosy University - Salt Lake City offers a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy designed to meet Utah requirements for licensure as a marriage and family therapist. The MA in Marriage and Family Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 112 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. The program introduces students to skills that integrate systemic theoretical foundations of marriage and family therapy into appropriate client interaction and intervention skills. The program faculty are practicing clinicians committed to training students to be competent and effective as licensed marriage and family therapists in a wide variety of diverse clinical settings.The Argosy University Salt Lake City Marriage & Family Therapy program is committed to educating and training students to pursue a professional career as master's-level practitioners who can function ethically and effectively as skilled professionals with demonstrated knowledge of social and cultural diversity. This goal of this Salt Lake City master degree program is achieved through a curriculum designed to integrate basic therapy, and practicum/field experience into appropriate client interaction and intervention skills for utilization in a wide variety of settings with diverse clients.  Throughout the MAMFT program, students are asked to demonstrate competence in the following learning outcomes: theoretical and clinical knowledge, individual development and family relations, professional identity and ethics, research, and interpersonal effectiveness. 

Program Overview
Program Administrator
Dr. Anthony Alonzo
Department Emphasis
  • 38% Family Theory and Processes
  • 25% Human Development
  • 19% Practicum
  • 12% Ethics and Professional Studies
  • 6% Research Methodology
Campus Enrollment
250
Program Options
  • Master’s
Areas of Study
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
Department Address

121 S Election Rd #300
Draper, UT 84020
United States

Phone Number
801-601-5000
Graduate Program
Graduate Director
Dr. Anthony Alonzo
Graduate Courses Offered
  • Theories of Family Process & Development
  • Schools of Family Therapy
  • Psychopathology and Assessment
  • Couples and Relational Therapy Skills
  • Individual and Relational Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Human Sexuality
  • Professional and Ethical Issues
  • Child and Adolescent Therapy
  • Individual and Personality Development
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Therapy
  • Systematic Assessments and Appraisals
  • Practicum I
  • Practicum II
  • Practicum III
Graduate Accreditations/Approval
COAMFTE
Master's Level
Masters Program Options
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Masters Comments

The MAMFT program is a weeknight and Saturday, hybrid/blended based delivery model designed for working individuals seeking advanced training and education in marriage and family therapy.

Doctoral Level
Doctoral Program Options
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
CFLE Information

NCFR recognizes schools offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs with course work that follows the Standards and Criteria required for approval as a Provisional Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE). NCFR approval allows the school to offer their graduates the opportunity to apply for Provisional Certification using the Abbreviated Application process. The CFLE Checklist represents the courses that meet the CFLE criteria at that school. Students must complete all the courses on a checklist in order to qualify to apply for the CFLE designation through the Abbreviated Application process.