Marriage and Family Therapist Degrees in Vermont
Just because the state of Vermont does not have any accredited programs in the field of marriage and family therapy does not mean residents are at a loss.
There are plenty of opportunities in the Northeast to get the graduate education needed. In the state of New York, there are multiple accredited MFT programs in New York City - Iona College and Nyack College.
Consider a Featured Online MFT Program
These institutions provide a Master of Arts in MFT. Those that are looking for a bit more flexibility can consider an online program. Syracuse University also offers an accredited Master's program that will satisfy the licensure requirements in the state of Vermont.
Students should determine if technical requirements are satisfied for the program, such as having a modern computer with a Windows and Mac operating system and high-speed internet access.
LMFT Licensure in Vermont
The licensing process is completed by the Vermont Board of Allied Mental Health Practitioners. To gain licensure for marriage and family therapy, applicants must complete at least a Master’s degree with 48 credit hours toward the field.
MFT Licensure Requirements
At least 18 credit hours must apply directly to MFT and systems theory, and 500 hours are needed in clinical practicum and/or internship. Those that have completed a COAMFTE-accredited program will have satisfied the educational criteria.
For supervised practice in a post-graduate setting, at least 3,000 hours are needed for work experience – 2,000 hours need to be dedicated for working with clients, and 1,000 hours must be with couples or multiple family members. At least 100 hours must have supervision from an approved MFT professional.
Vermont Board of Allied Mental Health Practitioners
89 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LMFT Careers and Salaries in Vermont
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.
The median salary for the United States is just over $50,000 annually, and ranges fall between $31,850 and $82,240. Much of the employment seen across the country is found in the Northeast portion of the United States. Job opportunities found in Vermont include Fusion Rehab Services, Preferred Therapy Solutions, and Northeast Kingdom Human ServicesThere are not any COAMFTE accredited MFT programs in Vermont. Consider reviewing the online COAMFTE accredited MFT counseling program guide here, or view all counseling degrees in Vermont. Available online programs currently accepting applicants are also available below.