Marriage and Family Therapist Degrees in Idaho
Residents in Idaho may not have the opportunity to gain an in-state education that is accredited by the COAMFTE, but there are some alternatives to consider. Some of the neighboring states do have options, such as Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.
These can be found at more notable universities, like the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and the University of Oregon. Those unable to attend an on-campus program at long distance can also look into online education.
Consider a Featured Online MFT Program
Consider an Online MFT Program
For an example online MFT program, Northcentral University has both a Master's degree and PhD available with marriage and family therapy.
Prospective students should look into whether these online programs require an on-campus residency that requires traveling to the university for a brief time period, and if they meet technical requirements to take the entire program online.
If you live in Idaho and are looking for a COAMFTE accredited program, you should consider an online MFT program.
LMFT Licensure in Idaho
Qualification needs to receive licensure in the state of Idaho include the completion of a Master’s degree or higher within marriage and family therapy. This must be a program that is accredited by the COAMFTE or other accreditation organization, and at least 60 credit hours are needed in the program.
MFT Licensure Requirements
At least 300 hours are needed within the program’s practicum sessions during a one-year period. The national examination is also required from the Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulation Boards (AMFTRB). For satisfying supervised experience needs, a minimum of 2,000 direct client hours are needed, and half of those must be with couples and/or multiple family members. A minimum of 200 hours must include supervision – half of that direct supervision from an established MFT professional.
Idaho Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists
Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 W State Str
Boise, ID 83702
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
- Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
LMFT Careers and Salaries in Idaho
Due to the size of employment in marriage and family therapy throughout the state of Idaho, there are no estimated employment numbers given by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
However, those working in the state have a median pay expectancy of $53,370, which is around the national average. Those figures grow in the central and southeast portions of the state. Examples of popular locations to work at in the state include St. Luke's Health System and the Idaho Division of Human Resources at various locations.There are not any COAMFTE accredited MFT programs in Idaho. Consider reviewing the online COAMFTE accredited MFT counseling program guide here, or view all counseling degrees in Idaho. Available online programs currently accepting applicants are also available below.