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Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy


Marriage and Family Therapy

Pursue the knowledge and skills you need to help individuals, couples and families improve their relationships with an online MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella. Turn your desire to help others into a career that can guide people toward more positive futures. Learn to integrate research and theory into practice, build clinical skills and self-awareness, and incorporate concepts of advocacy and social justice.

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), this program helps prepare you to pursue state licensure eligibility for the MFT license.

All core faculty practice in the field

Our faculty is made up of scholar-practitioners who are practicing clinicians and AAMFT-approved supervisors and bring real-world experience to the courseroom.

Combined theory and practice

Apply and enhance your skills and knowledge through residency and internship requirements.

Strategic Alignment

Our curriculum is designed to incorporate the values, principles and ethical standards as set forth by COAMFTE, the national accreditation of marriage and family education.

Classes start May 10

Use the code SPRING to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • COAMFTE accredited
  • GuidedPath
  • Online & In-person
  • 16 courses, 2 with residencies
  • 4 quarters of internship
  • 16 max transfer credits

Reduce your tuition by $5,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree.