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The program is designed to help students acquire a broad-based knowledge of psychology in its historical and cultural contexts, both as an empirical science of human behavior and as a foundation for a professional career in human services. The Master of Arts in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy includes a substantial experimental component in which the student works under supervision in an approved counseling site.

In California the Master of Arts in Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy program at Brandman University meets and exceeds the curriculum requirements set forth in the California Business and Professional Code sections 4980.37 and 4980.40 and has notified the Board of Behavioral Sciences (the licensing board for marriage and family therapists in California) of our curriculum as required by law. In Washington State the MFT Program meets and exceeds the curriculum requirements established by state licensing law under the Revised Code of Washington (RCW 18). The degree curriculum also meets the education requirements for membership in the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.