Master of Science in Counseling – Marital, Couples and Family Counseling/Therapy

Learn to Strengthen Relationships in the Marriage and Family Counseling Program

Couples and families need the guidance of an expert counselor during difficult times. As a licensed practitioner of couple and family therapy with a degree from Mid-America Christian University, you will help couples and families nurture positive change and development in their relationships.

The M.S. in Counseling with an emphasis in Marital, Couples and Family Counseling/Therapy approaches the practice of marriage and family therapy from a biblical perspective that emphasizes traditional Christian values. Students in the program learn to analyze the systems and inner dynamics at play in family and romantic relationships so they can help clients grow in lasting ways.

Through MACU’s affordable program, students are prepared for Oklahoma licensure by developing the skills and expertise required to treat a wide range of relational and behavioral problems that may arise in families, marriages and other intimate relationships.

Why Choose MACU for a M.S. in Counseling with an Emphasis in Marital, Couples and Family Counseling?

MACU's Master of Science in Counseling with an emphasis in Marital, Couples and Family Counseling/Therapy prepares graduates for a fulfilling career as a marriage and family therapist after obtaining state licensure. 

The graduate program trains students for a compassionate, ethical practice in a variety of settings that are both secular and church-based. Graduates of the program will be aware of how a client's spirituality and background influence his or her situation. 

MACU graduates may also be able to start their own private practices or work in institutional or outpatient settings.


MACU’s Counseling degree was recently recognized by as one of the Best Online Counseling Degree Programs in the U.S. for educational excellence, affordability, faculty quality and more. also applauded MACU’s accelerated learning format, particularly in combination with our Life Experience Program. In addition to helping adult learners earn their online degree quickly, also noted the variety of emphasis programs available at MACU, allowing students to prepare for licensure through coursework, practicum and internship opportunities.

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