Marriage and Family Therapist Licensure

Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT) are mental health specialists who treat and diagnose a host of disorders related to psychotherapy and mental health. For this reason MFTs are held to strict licensure requirements, which include at least a master’s level education in the field or related field as well as a period of supervised clinical practice. Licensure requirements vary by state, though many are similar having modeled their requirements after the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy recommendations.

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Click Here to find MFT License requirements in your state.

Your state licensing board may provide comprehensive information for licensure of Marriage and Family Therapists, however, it may be buried quite deep in the website. Sorting through the licensing department websites can be quite frustrating and overwhelming for those seeking licensure information or general information about becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist in their state.

MFT-License.com has simplified the process by providing direct navigation to critical MFT licensure information on your state’s licensing authority website. This is a much more efficient and user friendly way to find MFT licensure information for your state as well as for those who would like to learn more about becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist.

Featured Programs:
  • Featured Online Marriage and Family Therapy Program Options:
  • Capella University offers an online MS in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program that is accredited by COAMFTE (Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education). The curriculum incorporates current MFT education standards and is designed to help you prepare to pursue state licensure eligibility. Click here to contact Capella University and request information about their program.
  • Pepperdine University offers an online Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program designed to prepare students for licensure in their state. Click here to learn more.
  • Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) offers a CACREP accredited online Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Click here to learn about the psychology and counseling programs at SNHU.
  • University of West Alabama offers a Master's of Science in Family Counseling as well as several additional Master's programs and a Bachelor's in Psychology undergraduate option. Graduates are prepared to pursue positions in counseling, research, education and other industries. Click here to learn about the University of West Alabama and their programs.