Couple and Family Therapy master's students gain clinical experience in the onsite Center for Healthy Families, which provides free and low-cost services to area families.

September 2, 2016

The University of Maryland School of Public Health's Couple and Family Therapy master's program was ranked fourth in the nation by Online Psychology Degrees, a web-based clearinghouse of academic information and resources for prospective students.  The UMD Couple and Family Therapy program was the highest-ranked "master's only" program.  The publication ranked the top 20 Marriage and Family Therapy programs, according to factors including U.S. News and World Report data, annual cost of attendance, and accreditation.  

The school's Couple and Family Therapy program was noted for the clinical opportunities provided to students through the Center for Healthy Families, an onsite “state-of-the-art training and research facility that provides free and reduced-cost counseling to hundreds of families annually.”  Additionally, recognition was paid to the program’s “high level of ethical integrity” and "commitment to working with families of diverse populations" in the Washington Metro region. 

This is an incredible honor for the program to be ranked among the most elite in the country.  We are most proud of our training program and the stellar faculty and students involved with the Department of Family Science and the Center for Healthy Families.

Read more information on the rankings.


Article Link: 
Ranking Top 20 Graduate Degree Programs in Marriage and Family Therapy 2016
Related Degree: 
MS, Couple and Family Therapy