Marriage and Family Therapist Degrees in New Mexico
Even though New Mexico does not have accredited programs at in-state universities, there are still options for local residents to get a COAMFTE-accredited degree.
Consider a Featured Online MFT Program
|School and Program Information
Counseling & Therapy
GRE Not Required
Offering master’s degree programs in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling. Doctoral degree program available in counselor education & supervision. No GRE required.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
|Grand Canyon University
Master's Degree in Counseling
HLC and NASAC Accredited
✔ 100% Online
Over 14 Specializations Available
Affordable with No Out of State TuitionLearn More
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
GRE Scores Not Required
Earn your masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at National University. COAMFTE and IACSTE accredited.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 National University. COAMFTE and IACSTE accredited.Learn More
|University of Wisconsin – Superior
MSE Counseling - Marriage & Family Therapy Track
100% Online, No GRE Required
Aligned to state law and accreditation standards, our programs equip you with the academic and professional development that will prepare you for the Wisconsin and/or Minnesota counseling licensure exams. Expand your expertise in three major areas: the prevention of personal and interpersonal problems, fostering optimal human development, and addressing existing social-emotional-developmental concerns that affect individuals as well as their families.Learn More
|Colorado Christian University
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
|University of West Alabama
Online MS in Family Counseling
Flexible online environment
Programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Guidance and CounselingLearn More
If these prospective students are unable to make it to institutions such as Texas Tech University in Lubbock and Colorado State in Fort Collins, another option is to pursue one of the programs online. Students should determine if they meet technical requirements in order to utilize the school's learning management system.
Typical needs are a computer with a Windows or Mac operating system, and access to high-speed internet to stream or download lecture videos and have video interaction with faculty and other peers.
LMFT Licensure in New Mexico
For applicants to receive a licensure for marriage and family therapy in the state of New Mexico, they should obtain at least a Master’s degree in the field.
The curriculum should have at least 45 credit hours of coursework and there should be at least 300 hours of direct client contact. Students that have taken a program that is COAMFTE-Accredited will have satisfied these education requirements.
MFT Licensure Requirements
Applicants can receive temporary license to work toward their post-graduate experience while waiting for the national examination, which is taken at certain times of the year. At least 1,000 hours of direct client contact must be completed after graduation, and at least 200 hours of clinical supervision from a licensed professional.
New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board
Tony Anaya Building 2nd Floor
2550 Cerrillos Road
PO Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM 87504
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
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LMFT Careers and Salaries in New Mexico
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 100 marriage and family therapy professionals in the state of New Mexico.
The median salary is at over $50,200, which is nearly the exact same as the national average. There are plenty of establishments to start a career in, including Albuquerque Family Counseling and New Mexico Solutions in Albuquerque, and Mesilla Valley Hospital in Las Cruces.There are not any COAMFTE accredited MFT programs in New Mexico. Consider reviewing the online COAMFTE accredited MFT counseling program guide here, or view all counseling degrees in New Mexico. Available online programs currently accepting applicants are also available below.