Family and Child Studies – Marriage & Family Therapy (M.S.)

Department of Human Environmental Sciences

The Master of Science in Family and Child Studies – Marriage & Family Therapy prepares students to apply for the Oklahoma licensed marriage and family therapist certification examination. This program includes both internship and practicum requirements for students.

Student Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the skills to work with diverse populations.
  • Serve individuals and families throughout the life span in education, prevention and intervention programs.
  • Apply knowledge of family life education research to serve the community.
  • Evaluate programs for the development and maintenance of interpersonal and social relationships.
  • Identify legal issues, policies and laws adequately to advocate for the wellbeing of families.
  • Relate ethical conduct in a professional setting.
  • Apply effective communication skills to work with individuals and families.
Degree Level
Master's
Program Delivery
On-Campus
Online
Hybrid
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individial, couples, marriage, or family)
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Accreditations
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Department Chair