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Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling

For students that want to obtain a Master's in Marriage and Family Development, their classes will focus upon marriage and family therapy theory, research, major models, professional ethics, standards of practice, statistics, linear models, and qualitative research methods. Many students that desire to get this Masters degree often want to go ahead and obtain a PhD as well. That decision influences the set of classes they take while getting their degree. Most students with this degree go to work in healthcare, government, or social service areas. They can also move into leadership jobs in all of these specialties.

Many people interested in obtaining this degree need to balance busy professional and family lives. Attending traditional classes often pushes an already busy life into the crazy down. This is a primary reason why so many people are turning to online degree programs in order to get their education. Marriage and Family Development Master's Programs that come from online degree programs offer the same professional training as those offered in classes on traditional university campus. Many online classes are less expensive and substantially more convenient to students who want to advance their education while raising a family or working a full-time job. Many traditional universities offer online degrees.

Families are the core unit of any society. As long as families exist, problems will arise that will require the help of counselors. That means that those that want to advance their education and take counseling roles will find positions to work in. This is true in largely populated urban and suburban communities. Salaries for those students directly out of college depend on geographical location and industry. In some regions of the country, the beginning salary is as low as $35,000 per year while in others it can be upwards of $40,000 per year.

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            MAMFT - LGBTQ Couple and Family Therapy
            • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
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            Founded in 1946 by Mr. R.G. LeTourneau, LeTourneau University is private, nondenominational Christian university offering a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the College of Engineering, Business and Technology; the College of Aviation & Aeronautical Science; the College of College of Education, Arts and Sciences; and the College of Health Sciences & Professional Studies. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs online, allowing you to earn your degree without having to relocate. LeTourneau strives to engage learners, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and to serve the local and global community. LeTourneau University has also recently been ranked one of the top 100 Online Colleges for 2017 by TheBestSchools.org.
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            Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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