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Admissions Application Instructions

Program: Couple & Family Therapy –
Couple & Family Therapy - MFT

Thank you for your interest in Couple and Family Therapy at Thomas Jefferson University!

The application process for CFT is changing! Jefferson College of Health Professions has partnered with UniCAS, a central application service, to collect and manage applications to the CFT program.

While the program requirements remain the same, you will now apply through the UniCAS applicant portal rather than the Jefferson website.

All required documents such as transcripts and letters of recommendation must be sent directly to UniCAS – please do not send these to our office. If you send them to our office, you will have to request new copies to send to UniCAS.

To apply, please follow the instructions below:

Create an account in UniCAS though the applicant portal found here and follow the directions to complete the application

Submit the $75 application fee to UniCAS

Submit a personal statement/essay “Describing your motivation or desire to become a Couple and Family Therapist” to UniCAS.  See UniCAS Application Instructions for “My Attachments” here.

Submit your CV or resume to UniCAS.  See UniCAS Application Instructions for “My Attachments” here.  

Submit official transcript(s) from every college or university attended to the Thomas Jefferson CAS Transcript Processing Center at P.O. Box 9130, Watertown, MA 02471. 

If your courses were completed outside of the United States, you must submit a course-by-course evaluation from WES (

Submit 2 recent professional or academic recommendations to UniCAS. See UniCAS submission instructions here.  

***Request recommendations from professors, managers/supervisors, volunteer coordinators, etc.; not colleagues, classmates, and/or family members.

Send offiical TOEFL scores to Jefferson (if applicable).

Please click here for additional information on the TOEFL.

Send official Graduate Record Exam (GRE)/Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores to Jefferson

  • GRE code = 5750
  • MAT code = 9910

Jefferson communicates with applicants via email, so please provide a valid email address and adjust your email settings to allow mail from

For application related questions, please visit our UniCAS Help Center.

Admissions Deadline Dates

Admission to the CFT program is on a rolling basis.
Visit the Application Deadlines page for deadline information.

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