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You need not complete all prerequisites before you apply, but the majority should be completed before an admissions decision can be made. All prerequisites must be completed before you enter the program. You may also earn credits through standardized tests, including CLEP.

GPA: 3.0 GPA required

Test scores: GRE or MAT required (official test scores sent to Jefferson; test scores are valid for 2 years from the date taken)

In addition to the following prerequisites, students must complete their bachelor's degree program before the start date of the MFT program.

Course Credits
General Psychology 3
Abnormal Psychology1 3
Statistics 3
Total credits 9

1 Psychopathology also accepted.

Course Clarification: Courses must be completed with a grade of “B” or above to be eligible for transfer.

In addition to meeting all academic requirements, students must meet all performance requirements for the program. Visit the Performance Requirements/Technical Standards page for details.

The curriculum for the Couple and Family Therapy program is outlined here.

*Course Acceptance Subject to Academic Counselor Approval
Questions? 1-877-JEFF-247 or (215) 503-8890

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