University of Mobile

Marriage & Family Counseling Program
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Our masters degree in marriage and family counseling is situated in the School of Christian Studies. Courses offered prepare students for licensure as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and/or a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of ALabama. Students are required to complete graduate coursework in biblical studies as well as counseling. The degree integrates systems thinking with traditional individual theories of counseling and Christian theological concepts. Faculty members are seminary trained and experienced in the practice and supervision of counseling. A special concern of the program is the personal development of the student as a person as well as a counselor.

Program Overview
Program Administrator
Dr. Tom Bevill
Department Emphasis
  • 40% Family Therapy
  • 20% Family Science
  • 20% Human Development
  • 10% Biblical Studies
  • 5% Ethics
  • 5% Research
Campus Enrollment
1,900
Program Options
  • Master’s
Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
Department Address

5735 College Parkway
Eight Mile, AL 36613
United States

Phone Number
251-442-2411
Graduate Program
Graduate Director
Dr. Tom Bevill
Graduate Courses Offered
  • Foundations of Counseling
  • Personality Theories
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Child Developemnt
  • Group Counseling
  • Testing and Measurement
  • Career Counseling
  • Sociology of the FAmily
  • Family Systems Theories and Therapies
  • FAmily Development
  • Marriage and Family Counseling I
  • Marriage and Family Counseling II
  • Couples Therapy
  • Research Techniques and Data Analysis
  • Ethical and Legal Isues
  • Marriage and Family Counseling Practicum
  • Marriage and Family Counseling Internship
Master's Level
Masters Program Options
  • Marriage & Family Counseling
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.