Trevecca Nazarene University

Graduate Counseling Program
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Students in the MMFC/T program start with an assigned group or cycle of students.  New cycles begin in the fall, spring, and summer semesters.  The objectives of the MMFC/T program are to enhance professional knowledge in the area of marriage and family therapy, enhance therapeutic skills through classroom and practical experience, integrate faith and learning in the life and thought of students, and enable students to meet the academic requirements for Tennessee state licensure.  The PhD Clinical Counseling: Teaching and Supervision program serves to train counselor educators and supervisors and serves to enhance therapeutic skills in counseling or marriage and family therapy.

Program Overview
Program Administrator
Dr. Peter Wilson (director)
Department Emphasis
  • 22% Doctoral
  • 46% Marriage and Family Therapy
  • 32% Counseling
Campus Enrollment
Program Options
  • Master’s
  • Doctoral
Areas of Study
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
Department Address

Trevecca Nazarene University - Graduate Counseling Program
333 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210
United States

Phone Number
Graduate Program
Graduate Director
Dr. Peter Wilson
Graduate Courses Offered
  • Lifespan Development
  • Helping Relationships
  • Group Therapy and Process
  • Advanced Abnormal Psychology
  • Counseling Diverse Populations
  • Ethical Standards & Legal Issues
  • Introduction to Psychological Research
  • Introduction to Psychological Testing
  • Career Counseling & Professional Development
  • Marital Therapy I
  • Marital Therapy II
  • Marital Life-Cycle
  • Systems Theory and Family Therapy
  • Divorce & Divorce Adjustment
  • Marital Therapy: Crisis Situations & Sexuality
  • The Child in the Family System
  • Family Therapy
  • Internship in Marriage & Family Therapy I, II, & III
Master's Level
Masters Program Options
  • Marriage & Family Counseling/Therapy
Masters Comments

The MFT program may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Those attending on a full-time basis can complete the degree in seven semesters. Classes are available on Saturdays, Mondays, Tuesdays and/or Thursdays during the day. Other courses are offered on Monday/Thursday evenings.

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.