COAMFTE-Accredited Programs in Rhode Island
Prospective students that are unable to attend may consider enrolling in an online program at a handful of institutions. For example, Capella University has an ideal curriculum that will also satisfy the state requirements at Rhode Island.
Consider a Featured Online MFT Program
|School and Program Information||Online Program?|
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 Arts in Clinical Psychology Degrees
LPC/MFT emphases available.
No GRE Required.
Bachelor's Degree Required.
Choose your path at Pepperdine: pursue licensure as either an LMFT or LPC and serve diverse clients with our online master’s in clinical psychology. GRE scores are not required to apply, and you can earn your degree in as few as 27 months. Take the next step toward creating a positive social impact today.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
|Touro University Worldwide|
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
WSCUC and COAMFTE Accredited
The MAMFT program at TUW is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), and is designed so that graduates are eligible for MFT Licensure in the State of California (and most other states) without requiring any additional coursework. The degree will enable graduates to pursue careers in mental health agencies, government organizations, private practices and elsewhere.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
|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
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
|University of West Alabama|
Online MS in Family Counseling
Flexible online environment
Programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Guidance and CounselingLearn More
University of Rhode Island
At the College of Health Studies, students can pursue the Master of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a specialization in Couple and Family Therapy.
The program emphasizes collaboration between the worker and the patient, and evaluating strengths and weaknesses during supervision. In order to be admitted into the program, an application must be sent in by January 15 for the small semester - the lone admittance for this degree. Items for submission in the application process include holding a Bachelor's degree with a 3.3 GPA or higher, personal statement that shows work-related goals, at least two letters of recommendation, updated resume, and an interview may take place.
LMFT Licensure in Rhode Island
After completing a graduate degree in marriage and family therapy or a related field, candidates that are looking for licensure in this field will need to complete post-graduate experience and the national exam.
MFT Licensure Requirements
Educational requirements set by the state include 60 credit hours of coursework and 500 hours of direct client contact with half of that amount toward couples and multiple family members at one time. Those that have completed a COAMFTE-accredited program have already satisfied this criteria. Under the separate clinical experience, applicants will need to rack up 2,000 additional direct client contact hours. 100 of these hours need to be completed by a licensed supervisor, or one that was approved by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).
Rhode Island Board Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists
Department of Health
Three Capitol Hill, Room 104
Providence, RI 02908
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LMFT Careers and Salaries in Rhode Island
Both employment and salary cannot be accurately analyzed by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics due to the small scale within the marriage and family therapy field. Here are job opportunities within family therapy throughout the state and region.
- Care New England - Nonprofit health system that includes hospitals like Butler Hospital, Kent Hospital, and Memorial Hospital.
- Lifespan - Operator of many hospitals in the state of Rhode Island.
- Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital - Provides therapy at various locations in Rhode Island and other New England states.
Popular Online MFT Programs
Campus-Based COAMFTE Accredited Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island. You can view online COAMFTE accredited MFT counseling programs or all Rhode Island counseling degrees.
- MS in Marriage and Family Therapy