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Texas Woman’s University was the first public university in Texas to offer MS and PhD degrees for marriage and family therapists. Our experienced faculty members foster the understanding and clinical practice of systemic family therapy theories.

The M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Family Therapy contain the courses required by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists to take the national licensing examination after completion of the degree. Our graduates work in many settings, including:

  • private practice
  • social service agencies
  • schools
  • physicians’ offices and hospitals
  • veterans’ programs
  • universities
  • faith communities
  • corporate employee assistance programs

Admissions Process

Graduate Admissions Requirements

Deadline to apply for Fall admission is February 15th.

Interview day is February 27, 2015 for Fall 2015 admission.

Deadline to apply for Spring admission is September 15th.

Interview day is October 10, 2014 for Spring 2015 admission.

View a detailed list of career opportunities in Family Therapy.

What our current and former students say about this program

Degree Plans

Program Information & Links

Internship Evaluations

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