TUW is Waiving the $60 Application Fee for ALL Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Programs!

Image of Cell Phone

Call Now877-868-7690

Best Counseling Degrees Logo Online Classes Tailored for Working Adults

Graduates Eligible for MFT Licensure (in most states)

Picture of group of individuals meeting

Program designed so that graduates are eligible for MFT Licensure in CA (and most other states)without requiring any additional coursework

Example of Job Titles to Explore

Picture of lady holding computer
  • Marriage and family therapist
  • Marriage and family counselor
  • Child and adolescent counselor
  • Educational counselor
  • Therapist
  • Clinical managers

Why Touro University Worldwide for your Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy?

Touro University Worldwide is a nonprofit institution of higher learning
established to help students achieve their individual academic goals

Image of globe

Online Classes

Our students are usually unable to attend on-campus classes, which is why our courses are completely online. Currently, TUW offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate levels.

TUW’s experienced faculty members and staff

Experienced Staff

TUW’s experienced faculty members and staff are focused on delivering a high-quality education to a diverse student body. They are committed to academic excellence through vetted curriculum, engaging lectures and practical coursework with real-world applications.

Experienced Staff, faculty teaching

Financial Aid and
Scholarship Opportunities

TUW does have a Military Achievement Scholarship and our staff will work with you if you need financial aid to determine whether you qualify and make sure all options are explored.

Transfer Credits

Transfer Credits Accepted

Rather than lose credit for classes that you have taken elsewhere, many will transfer in and count towards your degree. Check with your advisor to see how those transfer credits can be applied.

Affordable Tuition


Tuition is within your budget and you have no additional costs for textbooks as all e-books and library resources are included in your tuition. This excludes the Marriage and Family Therapy Program, which require students to purchase one book that will serve you in your future practice.


Accredited University

Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). For more information, visit wascsenior.org or write WSCUC, at 985 Atlantic Avenue., Suite 100, Alameda CA 94501

No GRE and No GMAT

No SAT, GRE or GMAT Exams Necessary to Apply

Touro University Worldwide does not believe that entrance exams are accurate predictors of future student success. Therefore TUW does not require any SAT, GRE and/or GMAT for admission.

Image of computer with Graduate hat

No Residency Requirements

TUW is a 100% online university, therefore there are NO residency requirements. Students at TUW can study anytime from anywhere in a flexible learning schedule.

What People Are Saying...

"It's possible to take the next step in your career even if you have a full-time job. Non-traditional and traditional students are choosing Touro everyday."

Click to play video
Family members with baby

Research Showed TUW My Best Choice!

The combination of online classes, the extremely supportive instructors and mentors, the fact that it is accredited all helped me decide to go to choose Touro University Worldwide to get my Master’s. I researched carefully and made sure that the education I was choosing would allow me to be very prepared when I went for my [certification] testing.

—Edmond Chicoine,
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

Possible Future Jobs

Graduates with a Master of Arts in Marriage
and Family Therapy can be employed as:

  • Clinical managers
  • Laboratory managers
  • Health care facility coordinator
  • Department managers
  • Other administrative and material positions
These positions are available in:
  • Hospitals
  • Ambulatory care
  • Physician group practices
  • Social service agencies
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Mental health agencies
  • Government organizations
  • Private practices

Our Program

Best Counseling Degrees Logo

Our fully online format makes this degree accessible to more students and presents a flexible alternative to traditional on-ground degree programs. The program offers multiple tracks, so you can choose the option that best fits your chosen career path.

TUW MFT Degree Options/Tracks: Overview

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
Clinical Track

  • Minimum: 18 courses (54 credits)
  • Minimum: 6 practicum courses, (18 credits)
  • Total Minimum for the entire program - 72 credit hours
  • 500 Total Practicum Client Contact Hours

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
Non-Clinical Track

  • Minimum: 18 courses (54 credits)
  • No practicum course requirement
  • No clinical hour requirement

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy Licensed Professional Clinical Counseling (LPCC) Track

  • Minimum: 18 courses (54 credits)
  • Minimum: 4 courses of LPCC, (10 credits)
  • Minimum: 6 practicum courses, (18 credits)
  • Total Minimum for the entire program - 82 credit hours
  • 500 Total Practicum Client Contact Hours

Practice Clinical Hours Overview

  • Total of 500 Practicum Client Contact Hours and at least 100 supervision hours.

Practicum Client Contact: Out of the 500 total hours, student must complete the following hours:

  • A minimum of 200 Practicum Couple and Family Hours
  • A maximum of 100 alternative hours or clinical activity (e.g., couple or family groups, live cases where reflecting teams are directly involved in working with clients, etc.)
  • With the remaining hours consisting of individual, couple, or family hours.

Practicum Supervision Contact: Total of 100 supervision hours with Site Supervisor and TUW Supervisor, who must be an AAMFT approved supervisor, AAMFT approved supervisor in training, OR an Equivalent.

  • The majority (at least 3 hours a week) will be face to face with your site, and an additional 2 hours a week will be with TUW Supervisor.
  • Total of 50 Practicum Raw Data Live/Video Hours
  • Of the 50 hours of Raw Data, No more than 25 hours can consist of Audio
TUW logo

Ready to Get your Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy?

Learn More Now!