Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling/Therapy, MA
The School of Applied Psychology and Counselor Education offers services to the University and the local community through its clinic, a research and training facility. The Master's in Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling/Therapy emphasis is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.
The requirements of the emphasis are directed toward the development of competent professionals in the practice of marital and family therapy. The Couples and Family Therapy emphasis primarily deals with relationships, interpersonal interaction and systems theory.
- UNC Main Campus
Tuition & Fees
Total Degree Requirements
51 Credit Hours
Jeffrey Rings, 970-351-1639
Off-Campus Graduate Coordinator
Heather Helm, 970-351-1630
- Fall and Summer Admissions to Graduate School: December 1st
- Fall and Summer Admissions to Department: December 1st
- Applications are pre-screened by the department. Selected applicants are invited to pre-admission workshop where evaluation processes are involved.
- Applicants who submit applications past the deadline need to speak to the department.
- Fall and Summer starts offered
Applicants must apply to the University of Northern Colorado Graduate School before the program area reviews the applicant’s request for admission. Failure to submit all required materials will delay the evaluation and screening of your application.
- Completed Graduate School Online Application
- One official copy of transcripts from all accredited college or university attended since completing high school. UNC Alumni do not need to submit UNC transcripts.
- $50 non-refundable application fee
- International Students: $60 non-refundable application fee
- Supplementary Data Sheet (pdf)(You will upload this after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- Personal Statement (pdf)(You will upload this after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- Three Letters of Recommendation (You will start this process after you have completed and submitted the online application.). Recommenders are being asked to complete and upload the Professional Counseling Program Reference Form.(pdf)
- Preadmission Interview Workshop
- A 3.0 or higher GPA on the last 60 hours of undergraduate degree.
- GRE scores are required if GPA is below 3.0.
- Required Minimum: 140 Quantitative; 146 Verbal Reasoning; Combined score of at least 297; Analytic Writing 3.5
- Two years of work experience recommended and attendance of preadmission workshop.
- Off Campus Applicants have the same admission requirements