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
|School and Program Information||Online Program?|
Master’s Clinical Psychology (Licensed Professional Counselor)
No GRE Required
Bachelor's Degree Required
Bachelor's holders can prepare to become a licensed professional counselor online. With no GRE scores required to apply, the 24 month online MA in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine allows you to advance your career and be a catalyst of change.Learn More
|University of Denver|
Online MA in School Counseling
Designed to adhere to CACREP standards
✔ Live, online classes
No GRE Required; Minimum GPA 2.5 Required
Earn your degree in as few as 24 monthsLearn More
Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy
GRE Not Required
The COAMFTE-accredited [email protected] is offered by The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Full-time students can complete the program in as few as 21 months. No GRE is required, but applicants must hold an undergraduate degree. Full and part-time tracks available.Learn More
|University of Southern California|
Online Master of Education (ME) in School Counseling
Prepares you for school counseling credential
✔ Live, online classes
No GRE requirement
Bachelor’s degree and minimum 2.5 GPA requiredLearn More
Master's and PhD in Counseling
GRE Not Required
Choose from Addictions, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Human Behavior. Marriage and Family Therapy, or School Counseling specialtiesLearn More
|Our Lady of the Lake University|
Online Master of Arts in Counseling
No GRE required.
Help students navigate the emotional terrain of getting an education, empower people of all ages to overcome mental health hurdles, or support someone recovering from drug addiction as they obtain or maintain a job, with the Master of Arts in Counseling from OLLU.Learn More
|National Louis University|
M.S. in Counseling
No GRE Required. Bachelor’s Degree Required.
Minimum GPA 3.0.
CACREP accredited program prepares you to work as a counselor in schools, private practices and mental health clinics. Concentration in Addictions, School or Clinical Mental Health Counseling.Learn More
MS in School Counseling
No GMAT or GRE Required
Our CACREP- and CAEP-accredited MS in School Counseling puts you in control, so you can learn on your own schedule and gain the skills to pursue your professional school counselor credential.Learn More
|The Chicago School of Professional Psychology|
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Bachelor's Degree Required.
This online CMHC program prepares students for a career offering mental health services in a variety of settings; helping diverse clients through issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, low self-esteem, stress, relationship difficulties, and suicidal impulses.Learn More
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.