Master of Marriage and Family Therapy
Program Purpose – The MMFT is offered to enhance career opportunities and prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills to counsel individuals, couples and families in a variety of occupational venues. The MMFT program melds the qualifications of three different disciplines (Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology and Theology).
Length of Program – (full-time) 24 months, (part-time) 36 months
Format – Approximately half of our academic courses are offered online, while the other half are offered face-to-face on campus at the Louisville Education Center.
Degree Requirements – The Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy (MMFT) requires students to successfully complete 60 credit hours of coursework. The curriculum meets the education requirements of the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists as outlined in KRS 335.330 (3), as well as the stringent requirements for accreditation through COAMFTE (Commission on Academics for Marriage and Family Therapy Education). The MMFT program is designed to prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills to counsel individuals, couples and families.
Admission Requirements (for MMFT program only)
- Completion of an application for regular admission to the University Graduate School and acceptance by that body
- Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate courses taken from any college/ university. A student with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 will receive full acceptance. A student with an undergraduate GPA of 2.5-2.9 will receive conditional acceptance (student cannot earn a “C” during first 4 classes). A student with an undergraduate GPA of 2.0-2.4 will receive conditional acceptance (student will be required to take the GRE and cannot earn a “C”” during first 4 classes). Applicants who already have a Masters degree will be granted full acceptance.
- Three professional references, using MMFT Reference Form.
- An interview with the MMFT Program Director and additional MMFT faculty members.
- A 400-500 word essay that:
- Demonstrates your understanding of the mission of Campbellsville University and the mission and goals of the MMFT Program
- Describes how your life experiences have prepared you for the MMFT program
- Describes characteristics you have that make you suitable for the counseling profession
- Presents, at minimum, one issue of your life that absorbs a great deal of your time and attention
At the conclusion of the application process applicants will be granted either full acceptance, conditional acceptance, or denial.
***Applicants may transfer a total of 12 hours credit hours from regionally accredited graduate degree programs if the courses match content of required CU-MMFT courses; academic coursework offered for transfer credit must carry a grade of “B” or better.
Kenneth A. Hollis: Ph.D., LMFT
Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program
Associate Professor of Theology in Marriage and Family Studies
One-third of the MMFT core curriculum is taught online in a web-assisted format. The remaining core and respective track content is conveyed in the evening on campus and/or online format to accommodate the working graduate student. Content is presented by a team of doctoral faculty (not graduate assistants or student interns) from the previously mentioned disciplines.
|COAMFTE Student Achievement Criteria Data for Campbellsville University Master of Marriage and Family Therapy Program
Accredited: November, 2016
|Minimum Program Length: 18 months / Advertised Program Length: 2 years full-time/ 3 years part-time
Maximum Time to Complete Program: no maximum time has been set
|Year Students Entered Program**||# of Students Entering Program by Cohort Year||Graduation Rate* (Minimum Time)||Graduation Rate* (Advertised Time)||Graduation Rate* (Maximum Time)||Job Placement Rate*||National Exam Pass Rate*|
*CU’s Marriage and Family Therapy Program received accreditation in November, 2016. As a result, none of the cohorts entering the program since receiving accreditation have had time to complete the program, much less find a job or take the National Licensure Exam. However, that data is being tracked and will become available.