Marriage and Family Therapy programs at Syracuse

‘First’ and ‘only’ are words that describe many of Falk’s Marriage and Family Therapy programs, including…

  • The first accredited MFT master’s degree in the country
  • The first and only accredited PhD in MFT in the State of New York
  • The first and only 60-credit MFT master’s degree in the State of New York, and our program also offers the only MFT-MSW dual degree program in the country
  • Certificates of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Child Therapy and Trauma-Informed Practice are also available
  • Specialized training to work with marginalized populations, refugee and immigrant families, at-risk youth, and the LGBQ and Transgender communities
  • MFT students gain hands-on clinical experience in the Couple and Family Therapy Center, with therapy rooms equipped for live and digitally recorded supervision

According to U.S. News & World Report, marriage and family therapy is one of the fastest-growing occupations today. MFTs are licensed or certified in 50 states and are recognized by the federal government as members of a distinct mental health discipline. Falk College has embraced the field of marriage and family therapy because of its unlimited potential to change the world. The change you want to see in the world starts with you—and it starts today.

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The Falk College Department of Marriage and Family Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE). For information about student achievement, visit our COAMFTE Student Achievement Data page.

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