Sep 27, 2021  

Child Study, B.A. to M.A. (Marriage and Family Therapy) Accelerated

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Child Study, B.A.  
Marriage and Family Therapy, M.A.  
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A.  
Child Study, B.A. to M.S. (Autism & Applied Behavior Analysis) Accelerated 


Outstanding Child Study majors may enroll in two introductory level three-credit graduate Marriage and Family Therapy classes during their senior year. These six graduate credits count toward undergraduate graduation requirements.

Upon graduation, the student may apply for matriculation into the master of arts in Marriage and Family Therapy  program without completing the application essay or paying the application fee. Accepted students may transfer the six credits taken during their senior year into the master’s program, resulting in significant financial and time savings.

Admission requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.20 or higher by the second semester of the junior year
  • Recommendation by the faculty of the Child Study program, based on the student’s readiness for graduate-level work and for building and maintaining high-quality professional relationships with families and young children

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