Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
- Day Format
Benefits of the Program:
- In a values-oriented setting, the program offers a clinical and practice-based course
of study, emphasizing current, applied methods of psychotherapy.
- Instruction is based on a variety of theoretical orientations and therapeutic modalities
that are practiced regularly in today's mental health marketplace.
- After completing the prerequisites for practicum, students are assisted in locating
appropriate field placements and begin their supervised clinical experience toward
MFT license requirements.
- A master's thesis is not required; however, most courses include a formal paper or
project and a final examination.
- The program meets prerequisite requirements for application to the Doctor of Psychology
(Psy.D.) program at Pepperdine University, although completion of the degree does
not guarantee admission to the doctoral program.
- An evening format or full-time, daytime format is available
- The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology is offered at our educational centers in
West Los Angeles, Encino, Irvine, and Malibu (daytime format only)
- Part-time or full-time schedule
- Afternoon and evening classes
- Evening format enrolls in Fall (September), Spring (January), and Summer (May). Daytime
format enrolls in the Fall (September)
- Bachelor's degree in psychology not required for evening format
- Financial aid, career services, and housing assistance