The M.Ed. in C&D, Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling is designed to prepare you for the evolving method of evidence-based counseling practice.
In this program, you will gain an understanding of the cross-cultural competencies and skills required to understanding family structures, life-cycle dynamics, intergenerational influences, and healthy family functioning. You will also study legal issues, ethical principles, professional standards of conduct, and the guiding principles of mental health in the area of counseling.
This M.Ed. is taught by the same award winning faculty who teach on campus and will prepare you for certification. This online program also meets the educational coursework for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Texas and includes one residency†, one 15-week practicum, and one 15-week internship.
For students considering Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, Educational Diagnostician, Principal Certificate or Superintendent Certificate, or any other academic program that leads to professional licensure in a state outside of Texas, please contact the applicable licensure board(s) in the state you want to pursue licensure, prior to beginning the academic program, in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside of Texas.
*Price includes distance learning fee.
The Residency course requires travel and lodging for a 1-week stay at Lamar University or selected location that is not included in tuition. Residency