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University of Saint Joseph    
 
    
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
2015-2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family Studies, B.S. to M.A. (Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling) Accelerated


Also see
Family Studies, B.S.  
Marriage and Family Therapy, M.A.  
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A.  

 

Outstanding Family Studies majors may enroll in two introductory level three-credit graduate Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling 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  or Counseling  program without completing the application essay requirement 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 Family Studies program, based on the student's readiness for graduate level work and for building and maintaining high-quality professional relationships with families, children and youth