Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy


Combines Evangelical Theology and clinical Psychology approach to Marriage and Family Therapy and prepares professional Marriage and Family Therapy ministers

that can apply the theories in real life situations.

This program prepares Healers that are able to offer help and counseling to issues that arise in marriages and families.

You will be able to work as Children, Family and Marriage Counselor in various institutions, counseling centers,

hospitals and welfare organizations once you graduate and pass the licensing exam.

Program at a Glance

Total Credits 54 Credits
Years to Complete 3 Years
Delivery Platforms Blended
[On campus & Online]
Acceditation ABHE

Program Goal

  • Utilizes Evangelical Theology and clinical Psychology combined approach
  • New paradigm of therapy through in-depth academic research and practical application
  • Research of Marriage and Family Therapy for Multi-cultural, Multi-ethnic
  • generationPreparing for licensing issued though California state government

Education Process

Core Course:
Required Courses
  • - CP500 Introduction to Christian Counseling Psychology
  • - CP501 DSM-5
  • - CP531 Cross-Cultural Psychology and Christian Counseling (2 units)
  • - CP540 Advanced Developmental Psychology
  • - CP551 Practicum I(Prerequisites: First year coursework; a minimum GPA of 3.0.)
  • - CP552 Practicum II (Prerequisites: Practicum I; a minimum GPA of 3.0)
  • - CP630 Marriage and Family Therapy
  • - CP634 Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling (1 unit)
  • - CP641 Foundational Counseling Skills
  • - CP650 Integration of Theology and Psychology
  • - CP620 Aging and Christian Counseling
  • - CP621 Group Counseling
  • - CP640 Pastoral Care for Loss and Death
  • - CP644 Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • - CP553 Practicum III (Prerequisites: Practicum II; a minimum 3.0 GPA.)
  • - CP660 Understanding Addiction and Treatment
Core Course:
Required Elective Courses
  • - PT510 Preaching
  • - Introduction to Bible Study
  • - Introduction to Systematic Theology


Lee, Jenny J.

Director of Counseling Psychology

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