Curriculum

Specialized coursework  
and hands-on practica.

Specialized coursework
and hands-on practica.

Couple and Family Therapy Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Couple and Family Therapy is a 60 credit hour program that includes coursework and a training practicum. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below. More information, including course descriptions and sequencing, can be found in the Adler School Catalog.

  • PCO-210: Professional Development Seminar I (0 credits)
  • PCO-211: Community Service Seminar I (1 credit)
  • PCO-212: Community Service Seminar II (1 credit)
  • PCO-213: Community Service Practicum I (1 credit)
  • PCO-214: Community Service Practicum II (1 credit)
  • MCFT-337: Group Psychotherapy (3 credits)
  • MCFT-433: Fundamentals of Adlerian Psychology and Parenting Education:
    Theory and Interventions (3 credits)
  • MCFT-438: Introduction to Addictive Disorders (3 credits)
  • MCFT-472: Basic Skills for CFTs (3 credits)
  • MCFT-497: Research Methods (3 credits)
  • MCFT-505: Professional Development: Issues and Ethics (3 credits)
  • MCFT-647: Biopsychosocial Bases of Health and Dysfunction for CFTs (3 credits)
  • MCFT-650: Overview of Post-Modern Approaches to
    Couple and Family Therapy (3 credits)
  • MCFT-651: Assessment and Treatment Planning with
    Individual and Family Systems (3 credits)
  • MCFT-654: Individual Life Span and the Family Life Cycle (3 credits)
  • MCFT-655: Couple Therapy: Theory and Techniques (3 credits)
  • MCFT-660: Issues of Culture and Diversity in Couple and Family Counseling (3 credits)
  • MCFT-662: Overview of Modern Approaches to Couple and Family Therapy (3 credits)
  • MCFT-663: Family Therapy: Theory and Techniques (3 credits)
  • MCFT-664: Practicum in Couple and Family I (1 credit)
  • MCFT-665: Practicum in Couple and Family II (1 credit)
  • MCFT-667: M.A. Practicum Seminar in Couple and Family I (3 credits)
  • MCFT-668: M.A. Practicum Seminar in Couple and Family II (3 credits)
  • MCFT-669: M.A. Practicum Seminar in Couple and Family III (3 credits)
  • MCFT-670: Family Therapy with Children and Adolescents (3 credits)
  • MCFT-995: Master’s Clinical Qualifying Examination (0 credits)