Graduate Certificate in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling
The Graduate Certificate in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling provides graduate students in the Department of Counselor Education additional training and education in marriage, couple, and family counseling.
Applicants seeking admission to the Graduate Certificate in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:
- Graduate Application
- Application fee
- a) A current student in good academic standing in the Department of Counselor Education OR b) Have completed a master's degree in a related discipline with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (requires submission of official transcript from the degree granting institution)
|Graduate Certificate in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling|
|COUN 6333||Techniques Of Cples Counseling||3|
|COUN 6337||Counseling For Sexual Concerns||3|
|COUN 6338||Techniques of Family Coun||3|
|COUN 6370||Family Therapy Applications||3|
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) marketable skills initiative is part of the state’s 60x30TX plan and was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers. Marketable skills are those skills valued by employers and/or graduate programs that can be applied in a variety of work or education settings and may include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas.
The Graduate Certificate in Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:
There is a high need in Texas and other states for marriage and family therapists. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) have had a much faster than average increase in growth of 16% nationwide since 2020 because of the demands of families coping with family developmental needs.