Careers with a Master of Science in Couple and Family Therapy

Alumni of our Master of Science (M.S.) program in Couple and Family Therapy are extremely successful in obtaining positions that utilize their expertise in the family therapy discipline. The M.S. program provides students with the coursework and supervised clinical training typically required in states with Marriage and Family licensure. Our program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

Job titles of recent M.S. graduates include:

  • Family therapist
  • Director of counseling services
  • Executive director, adoption support and education agency
  • Professional development research specialist, AAMFT
  • School-based family liaison
  • Employee assistance program counselor
  • Substance abuse/addiction counselor
  • Elementary school therapist
  • Human resource manager
  • Director, work and family programs
  • Adoption case worker
  • Youth and family specialist
  • Therapeutic foster care counselor
  • Employee and labor relations specialist
  • Director of university resident life program
  • Chaplain and therapist, U.S. Army
  • Eldercare consultant
  • University research administrator