University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Offered through the College of Education and Human Services, the Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy will train students to become fluent in their practice and will fully understand various theory in terms of evidence-based treatment plans and the human condition.
Their studies will prepare them to treat individuals for substance abuse, addiction, and other things that are causing communication problems with their loved ones.
There are 53 credit hours needed to complete the program, along with at least 500 hours of direct client therapy. At least 200 hours are needed to be done with couples and/or multiple family members.
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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
Master of Education in Counseling & Development - Marriage Couple & Family Counseling
Minimum 3.0 Undergrad GPA
Learn how to diagnose mental and emotional disorders and resolve marriage and family conflicts related to divorce, mediation, child rearing, family violence and more.Learn More
MA: Marriage and Family Therapy
Online with required intensives
A Liberty University marriage and family therapy master’s program online can prepare you to help individuals, couples, and families find healing through counseling. Online and on campus. Training Champions for Christ since 1971.Learn More
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
GRE Scores Not Required
Earn your masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at Northcentral University. COAMFTE and IACSTE accredited.Learn More
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Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. - Marriage & Family Therapy
Taught by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs), preparing you for licensure as a LMFT in a clinical environment. Required to attend a five-day on-campus residency held each summer of the program.Learn More
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy
No GMAT or GRE Required
Our COAMFTE-accredited MS in Marriage and Family Therapy features a combination of online education and in-person learning experiences that focus on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, intervention and clinical training.Learn More
Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy
GRE Scores Not Required
Earn your Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy at Northcentral University. COAMFTE and IACSTE accredited.Learn More
COAMFTE-Accredited Programs in Nebraska
Prospective students that are not able to attend the on-campus program in Lincoln may consider taking an online course. Some options include Northcentral University based in California and Capella University in Minnesota. Students should determine if they meet the technical requirements to take these programs and if there are any on-campus residencies required.
LMFT Licensure in Nebraska
Gaining marriage and family therapy licensure in the state of Nebraska requires a certain amount of education, post-graduate experience, and the passing of a national exam. It is recommended that students gain a graduate degree at a program that is accredited by the COAMFTE.
MFT Licensure Requirements
There must be at least 300 direct client contact hours in clinical practicum sessions. At least 3,000 hours of supervised practice is needed after graduation, and half of that is also spent as direct client contact. This can be completed between a span of two to five years. National examination is distributed by the American Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulation Boards (AMFTRB) and must be completed and passed before applying.
Nebraska Board of Mental Health Practice
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LMFT Careers and Salaries in Nebraska
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the state of Nebraska has a few hundred workers in the marriage and family therapy field.
The median annual salary sits at approximately $43,370, which is below the national average, but it can jump to over $75,650 at the 90th percentile.
Many job opportunities are in Omaha and employ family therapists, including Children's Hospital and Medical Center, CHI Health, and Nebraska Methodist Health System.
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Campus-Based COAMFTE Accredited Nebraska MFT Degrees
The COAMFTE (Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education) is the top accrediting board for MFT programs. Below is a list of COAMFTE accredited MFT programs in Nebraska. You can view online COAMFTE accredited MFT counseling programs or all Nebraska counseling degrees.
- MS in Marriage and Family Therapy