Program Details

The Doctor of Psychology in Marital and Family Therapy (MFT) program is based on the practitioner-scholar model of education, integrating eight core competencies developed by the educational model of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Pr

Anaheim, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Marriage and Family Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling

Program Overview

Program Description:
Pre-licensed and licensed master’s-level mental health professionals who want to advance in their careers and take advantage of leadership opportunities that a doctoral degree provides should consider the Chicago School’s Psy.D. Marital and Family Therapy program at our Los Angeles campus.
With courses like Community Clinical and Agency Management and Advanced Family Systems Theories, students have the opportunity to marry business skills and a deeper understanding of psychological principles. Psy.D. Marital and Family Therapy coursework covers topics such as: 
Agency management 
Grant writing
Advanced clinical principles 
Program development 
Teaching in higher education
For those interested in pursuing an academic career, an optional teaching apprentice program is available for qualified students, which provides the opportunity to teach classes in the Los Angeles master’s program. 
Students also write an applied research dissertation that includes topic options like program development or evaluation, and grant writing.
Psy.D. Marital and Family Therapy graduates will become experts in theory, assessment, applied research, teaching and administration, and will be prepared to serve as senior leaders or administrators in educational and clinical environments.

Additional Program Information

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) since 2011. To learn more about WSCUC, please see their contact information via this link

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