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Masters Degree Programs in Psychology

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy with Latinas/os

MFT Latinas/os

The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy with Latinas/os prepares students to integrate a community-based, systemic perspective in their conceptualization and therapeutic approaches when working with underserved Latina/o communities. The program is administered through Aliento, The Center for Latina/o Communities at the Irvine Graduate Campus and offers:

  • Collaborative cohort model 
  • 26 units of Latina/o-specific LMFT courses
  • Experiential Spanish-language development courses for beginners and advanced students
  • Language-immersion experience in a Spanish-speaking country
  • Fulfillment of the academic requirements for LMFT or LPCC licensure eligibility
  • Latina/o emphasis courses offered only at the Irvine Graduate Campus
  • Student cohorts accepted every fall

Download a program brochure.


Mara Leigh Taylor (MA '03, MA '06) founded Getting Out By Going In after more than five years of volunteer work inside prisons, teaching more than 600 inmates tools for rapid and lasting changes, and recently authored a book titled Women in Prison: Women Finding Freedom.