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3 Courses per Semester

MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE IN MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPY
SUGGESTED PROGRAM OF STUDY – 3 COURSES FALL & SPRING/1-2 COURSES SUMMER

Academic School Year 2013-2014

FALL I SPRING I SUMMER I - 1 SUMMER I - 2
MMFT 601 MMFT 602 MMFT 610 MMFT 680
MMFT 604 MMFT 630    
PSYC 625 PSYC 600    

 Academic School Year 2014-2015

FALL II SPRING II SUMMER II - 1 SUMMER II - 2
MMFT 603 MMFT 620 MMFT 605  
MMFT 606 MMFT 608 *MMFT 690 -> <-*MMFT 690
MMFT 600 *MMFT 690    

 * In order to complete the 500-hour direct client contact requirement within a one-year period, the student will conduct 15 hours of therapy weekly in addition to proper client case management. A total of 100 hours of structured supervision is also required by a designated AAMFT supervisor (30 hours of individual supervision and 70 hours of group supervision). Of the 100 required hours, 50 must be live supervision. NOTE: A minimum of (3) successive semesters of internship is required!!

Academic School Year 2015-2016

FALL III SPRING III SUMMER III - 1
PSYC 610 PSYC 615 MMFT 640
MMFT 621 MMFT 670  
*MMFT 690?? PSYC 630
(Thesis Only)
OPTIONAL 
 PSYC 635
(Thesis Only)
OPTIONAL

2 Courses per Semester

MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE IN MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPY
SUGGESTED PROGRAM OF STUDY – 2 COURSES FALL and SPRING/1-2 COURSES SUMMER

Academic School Year 2013-2014

FALL I SPRING I SUMMER I - 1 SUMMER I - 2
MMFT 601 MMFT 602 MMFT 610 MMFT 680
PSYC 604 MMFT 630    

Academic School Year 2014-2015

FALL II SPRING II SUMMER II - 1 SUMMER II - 2
MMFT 600 MMFT 620 MMFT 640 MMFT 605
PSYC 610 PSYC 615    

 Academic School Year 2015-2016

FALL III SPRING III SUMMER III - 1 SUMMER III - 2
MMFT 603 MMFT 608 *(MMFT 690)-> <-*MMFT 690
MMFT 606 PSYC  600    
 

PSYC 630
Thesis Only
Optional

PSYC 635
Thesis Only
Optional
 

Academic School Year 2016-2017

FALL IV  SPRING IV 
 PSYC 610  MMFT 670
 MMFT 621  *MMFT 690
 *MMFT 690  

 

* In order to complete the 500-hour direct client contact requirement within a one-year period, the student will conduct 12-15 hours of therapy weekly in addition to proper client case management.  A total of 100 hours of structured supervision is also required by a designated AAMFT supervisor (30 hours of individual supervision and 70 hours of group supervision).  Of the 100 required hours, 50 must be live supervision.  NOTE: A minimum of (3) successive semesters of internship is required!!

Admission Requirements

Download the MFT Application Packet here.

Please forward documents only after the application and application fee have been submitted:

  • Bachelor's degree with 9-12 hours of coursework in the social sciences
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA in major: 3.00, overall: 2.75
  • Acceptable GRE scores: official scores mailed to Pfeiffer University
  • Official transcripts sent from all colleges/universities attended
  • (3) letters of recommendation written on official letterhead & respective recommendation form, including one from a recent employer and two from academic professionals/instructors attesting to your ability
  • A writing sample describing how you anticipate that your degree and experiential training will influence your personal and professional goals
  • Resume or vitae
  • Personal small group interview with Admissions Committee approval
  • Proof of satisfactory criminal background record check for all states of residence for the past (5) years

Admission Deadlines

Charlotte Campus

  • For applicants wishing to begin during the summer or fall semester, the deadline is February 1.
  • For applicants wishing to begin only during the fall semester, the deadline is April 1.
  • Applications received after the priority deadline will require the applicable late fee and will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
  • Should applicants miss a deadline, please ask about our visiting student status.

 

 

Raleigh/Durham Campus
  • For applicants wishing to begin during the summer or fall semester, the deadline is March 1.
  • For applicants wishing to begin only during the fall semester, the deadline is May 1.
  • For applicants wishing to begin during the spring semester, the deadline is October 15.
  • Applications received after the priority deadline will require the applicable late fee and will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
  • Should applicants miss a deadline, please ask about our visiting student status.

Required Documents

You may submit items separately, or mail in one envelope.

  • Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Admission Application
  • Non-refundable $75 application fee; $25 late application fee (money order)
  • Official transcripts in unopened envelopes mailed directly from each college/university attended
  • Official GRE scores mailed directly to Pfeiffer University
  • Recommendation letters on official letterhead and recommendation forms in sealed envelopes with respective signature signed across each flap. Recommendation letters must be written by someone you know who has been in an administrative or faculty position to evaluate you
  • Writing sample which clearly describes how your degree and experiential training will influence your personal and professional goals
  • Resume or vitae

Please send all required documents to:  Pfeiffer University, School of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Marriage & Family Therapy Program, 4701 Park Road, Charlotte, NC   28209.  Specific questions about the MFT program may be directed to Dr. Susan B. Wilkie, Program Director.  E-mail:  susan.wilkie@pfeiffer.edu  or  call 704.945.7359.  Please note that required documents will not be accepted until the proper application and application fee have been submitted

 

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Contact

Susan Wilkie Program Director: 
Dr. Susan B Wilkie-McHale, LPC, LMFT, NCC, NCSC


Professor, Marriage and Family Therapy
AAMFT Approved Supervisor * LPC Approved Supervisor
4701 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209
704.945.7359
susan.wilkie@pfeiffer.edu