Please note: For those applying for Fall 2021, we may or may not have spaces in the three-year (part-time) sequence this coming year, as the majority of our spots are prioritized for the two-year (full-time) program.

Two-Year Track

First Semester (Fall)

Typically courses meet three days a week, mid-morning to late afternoon

  • MFTH 600 Art Therapy Literature/Assessment, 2 units
  • MFTH 601 Art Explorations, 2 units
  • MFTH 602 Fundamentals of Marriage/Family Systems, 2 units
  • MFTH 604 Child Psychotherapy:Theory and Practice, 2 units
  • MFTH 609 Introduction to Mental Health Services, 2 units
  • MFTH 615 Group Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice, 2 units
  • MFTH 638 Psychopathology, 2 units
  • MFTH 640 Psychological Testing, 2 units

Total semester hours (units) for first semester: 16

Second Semester (Spring)

Typically courses meet two days a week, mid-morning to late afternoon. Practicum training days and times vary.

  • MFTH 606 Adolescent Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice, 2 units
  • MFTH 608 Theories of Marriage and Family Therapy, 2 units
  • MFTH 610 Adult Psychotherapy, 2 units
  • MFTH 611 Drug and Alcohol Treatment, 1 unit
  • MFTH 612 Marriage and Family Therapy: Issues and Applications, 2 units
  • MFTH 617 Practicum/Supervision I, 3 units
  • MFTH 680 Family Observation, 2 units
  • MFTH 689 Introduction to Research, 1 unit

Total semester hours (units) for second semester: 15

Summer Session I (Required)

Days and times vary.

  • MFTH 639 Psychopharmacology, 2 units
  • MFTH 641 Aging/Long Term Care, 1 unit
  • MFTH 642 Trauma Theory and Treatment, 2 unit

Total semester units: 5 units

Summer Session II (Optional)

Art Therapy in Mexico Summer Program

  • MFTH 629 Family Art Therapy in Mexico, 1 unit
  • MFTH 620 Multiculturalism and Art Therapy Im 1 unit
  • MFTH 622 Multiculturalism and Art Therapy II (Field Work), 1 unit

Third Semester (Fall)

Typically courses meet one day a week, mid-morning to late. Practicum training days and times vary.

  • MFTH 618 Practicum/Supervision II, 4 units
  • MFTH 621 Cultural Issues in Marriage/Family Therapy, 3 units
  • MFTH 630 Marriage/Family Therapy: Clinical Studies, 3 units
  • MFTH 691 Research Methodology, 3 units

Total semester hours (units) for third semester: 13

Fourth Semester (Spring)

Typically courses meet one day a week, mid-morning to late afternoon.  Practicum training days and times vary.

  • MFTH 613 Assessment and Intervention of Intimate Partner Violence, 1 unit
  • MFTH 616 Human Sexuality, 1 unit
  • MFTH 619 Practicum/Supervision III, 4 units
  • MFTH 690 Seminar: Professional Ethics, 2 units
  • MFTH 696 Research/Clinical Paper, 3 units

Total semester hours (units) for fourth semester: 11

Total semester hours (units) for the total program: 60

Three-Year Program

Students may have the option of enrolling in a three year part-time program. The part-time program requires day-time attendance in classes and strict adherence to the course sequence listed below. Please note: for those applying for Fall 2020, we may or may not have spaces in the three-year (part-time) sequence this coming year, as the majority of our spots are prioritized for the two-year (full-time) program.

First Semester (Fall)

Typically, courses meet two days a week, mid-morning to late afternoon.

  • MFTH 600 Art Therapy Literature, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 601 Art Explorations, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 602 Fundmtls Marriage & Family, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 604 Child Psychotherapy: Theory/Practice, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 609 Intro to Mental Health Services, 2 semester units

Second Semester (Spring)

Typically courses one day a week, mid-morning to late afternoon.

  • MFTH 606 Adol Art Psy/Dvmt/Psyp, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 608 Theories Marriage/Family, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 680 Family Observation, 2 units

Summer Session (Optional)

Art Therapy in Mexico Summer Program

To broaden the experiences of MFT students by immersing their training in the arts, language, and culture of Mexico. (MFTH 620, 622, 629)

Total semester hours (units) for required Summer Session I courses: 6 units

Third Semester (Fall)

Typically courses meet one day a week, mid-morning to late afternoon.

  • MFTH 638 Psychopathology 2 semester units
  • MFTH 640 Psychological Tests, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 615 Group Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice, 2 semester units

Fourth Semester (Spring)

Typically courses meet one day a week, mid-morning to late afternoon.

  • MFTH 610 Adult Art Therapy, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 611 Drug and Alcohol Treatment, 1 unit
  • MFTH 612 Marriage/Family Art Psychotherapy 2 semester units
  • MFTH 617 Practicum/Supervision I, 3 semester units
  • MFTH 689 Introduction to Research, 1 unit

Summer Session I (Required)

Days and times vary.

  • MFTH 639 Psychopharmacology, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 641 Aging and Long Term Care. 1 semester unit
  • MFTH 642 Trauma Theory and Treatment, 2 units

Summer Session (Optional)

Art Therapy in Mexico Summer Program

To broaden the experiences of MFT students by immersing their training in the arts, language, and culture of Mexico. (MFTH 620, 622, 629)

Total semester hours (units) for required Summer Session I courses: 6 units

Fifth Semester (Fall)

Typically courses meets one day a week, mid-morning to late afternoon. Practicum training days and times vary.

  • MFTH 618 Practicum/Supervision III, 4 semester units
  • MFTH 621 Cultural Issues in Marriage/Family Therapy 3 units
  • MFTH 630 Marriage/Family Therapy: Clinical Studies, 3 semester units
  • MFTH 691 Research Methodology, 3 semester units

Sixth Semester (Spring)

Typically courses meet one day a week, mid-morning to late afternoon. Practicum training days and times vary.

  • MFTH 613 Assessment and Intervention of Intimate Partner Violence, (Two 8-hour Saturday session) 1 semester unit
  • MFTH 616 Human Sexuality, 1 semester unit
  • MFTH 690 Seminar: Professional Ethics, 2 semester units
  • MFTH 619 Practicum/Supervision III, 4 semester units
  • MFTH 696 Research/Clinical Paper, 3 semester units

Total semester hours (units) for the total program: 60