This graduate program prepares students to engage in Marital and Family Therapy with Specialized Training in Art Therapy. In addition to State of California required curriculum in traditional marital and family therapy coursework, the program integrates the use of art therapy in the educational experience and coursework.

The program provides its graduates with comprehensive training in both verbal and nonverbal modalities. The structure of the program begins with the foundational marital and family therapy coursework, teaching sound theoretical understanding as well as a variety of clinical strategies. The program is expansive in the art therapy coursework providing graduates with training in clinical art therapy and giving them breadth and skill in the nonverbal modality.

Deadlines and Application Info

The deadline for Fall 2024 admission is November 20, 2023.

Submit an Online Application to this Program

Transcripts and test scores must be sent to Graduate Admissions: electronically at or mailed to 

Graduate Admissions
Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive, Suite 235
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659

All other materials are submitted online with the application.