MASTER of ARTS in MARRIAGE & FAMILY COUNSELING


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Brian Boyle
Director of Recruitment for Nontraditional and Graduate programs
251.442.2287
bboyle@umobile.edu

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Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Counseling

The Master of Arts degree in Marriage & Family Counseling prepares individuals for the professional practice of marriage and family counseling in settings such as mental health centers, hospitals, churches and private practice. Students acquire the knowledge and skills to address a variety of mental health issues in the context of relationships and families. The MFC program is based on campus.

The Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Counseling program at University of Mobile provides you with:

  • Hands-on counseling practice and Biblically-based therapy techniques
  • The chance to learn from faculty who have taught and counseled in various professional settings
  • A small classroom experience where you will receive personal attention from your professors
  • Submission of completed application and nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • Essay (writing sample)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Interview
MFC 540 Foundations of Counseling 3
MFC 541 Personality Theories 3
MFC 542 Abnormal Psychology 3
MFC 543 Child Development 3
MFC 545 Group Counseling 3
MFC 546 Testing and Measurement 3
MFC 547 Career Counseling 3
MFC 550 Sociology of the Family 3
MFC 551 Family Systems Theories and Therapies 3
MFC 552 Family Development 3
MFC 554 Marriage and Family Counseling I 3
MFC 555 Marriage and Family Counseling II 3
MFC 556 Couples Therapy 3
MFC 565 Research Techniques and Data Analysis in MFC 3
MFC 571 Ethical and Legal Issues 3
MFC 578 Marriage and Family Counseling Practicum I 3
MFC 579 Marriage and Family Counseling Practicum II 3
MFC 582 Marriage and Family Counseling Internship* 3
*may be repeated if additional internship hours needed
TOTAL: 54
ELECTIVE COURSES (6 Semester Hours)
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
MFC 575 Special Topics in Marriage and Family Counseling 3
MFC 595 Independent Study and Research in Marriage and Family Counseling 3
TOTAL: 6
2016-2017

Tuition: $510 per credit hour
Fees: $350 per semester (fall and spring) $50 per semester (summer)

2017-2018*

Tuition: $525 per credit hour
Fees: $350 per semester (fall and spring) $50 per semester (summer)

*pending approval