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with ACU’s Master of Marriage and Family Therapy (MMFT)

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Program Highlights

  • Earn your degree in as few as two years.
  • Gain real-world experience at the Marriage and Family Institute (MFI)—our fully functioning, on-site, mental health clinic.
  • Accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

For those seeking to become a licensed therapist, ACU’s Master of Marriage and Family Therapy (MMFT) program provides a comprehensive education that integrates faith and learning. Curriculum includes in-depth study of couple, family, and child therapy; mental illness; substance abuse and addiction; and assessment and diagnosis. Through hands-on practice on-campus at the MFI or another approved location, you can apply what you learn to help individuals and families heal.

A Reputation for Excellence

Both in and out of Abilene, our Marriage and Family Therapy program is making others take notice. A powerful combination of dedicated students, an innovative curriculum, and on-site practicum through the MFI are allowing ACU and its graduates make a bigger impact in this crucial field.

Watch ACU MMFT students and faculty describe firsthand not only what makes ACU different, but how ACU enables them to make a difference.

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The Master of Marriage and Family Therapy at Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ACU.

Be a Part of Our Graduate Campus Community

As a graduate student at ACU, you join a group of individuals seeking even greater personal, professional, and spiritual fulfillment together. Professors with both academic and Christian expertise will guide you along the path to greater achievements. Your peers will often reach out to you for support, and you’ll find yourself reaching out to them, too.

Because we’re stronger when we walk together, ACU is uniquely equipped to educate the next generation of Christian leaders—men and women ready to apply their faith to their field of study and their chosen vocation.

Not only do our graduates engage the world as critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and global citizens, they’re a testament to the power of integrating faith and learning.

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