Capella University

Department of Human Services
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Position yourself for increased career opportunities and job satisfaction in the fast-growing counseling field. This CACREP-accredited master's specialization in Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling/Therapy is a rigorous program that includes online course work, residencies, and field experiences designed to prepare you for state licensure eligibility. You will learn to apply family systems theories and therapeutic techniques to address a wide range of relationship issues and to diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders and problems within the family system. 

Program Overview
Department Emphasis
  • 100% Marriage, Couple, & Family Counseling
Program Options
  • Master’s
Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
Department Address

225 South 6th Street
9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States

Graduate Program
Graduate Courses Offered
  • Survey of Research in Human Development and Behavior
  • Survey of Research Methodology
  • Assessment, Tests, and Measures
  • Principles of Psychopathology: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Foundations of Addictive and Compulsive Behavior
  • Theories of Personality
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Theories of Psychotherapy
  • Group Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Life Planning and Career Development
  • Professional and Scientific Ethics
  • Ethnic and Cultural Awareness
Graduate Accreditations/Approval
Master's Level
Masters Program Options
  • Marital, Couple, & Family Counseling/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.