MS in Couple & Family Therapy

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Health Professions

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science

Program Type

  • On Campus

Program CONTACT

Name: Erica Wilkins, PhD, LMFT
Position: Program Director
Telephone: 215-382-6680

Program CONTACT

Name: Florda Priftanji, LMFT
Position: Administrative Assistant

ADMISSIONS

Telephone: 215-951-2800

Application Information

To apply, submit an application along with a fee of $50 to Jefferson.

After submitting the application, you will receive instructions on how to submit your supporting application materials listed below through your online MyJefferson account. If you prefer, you may also mail your materials to:

Thomas Jefferson University
Graduate Application Document Processing
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

You will receive a MyJefferson identification number via email once you submit your application for admission. Be sure to include your name and MyJefferson ID on all documents that you mail to Jefferson.

Supporting Materials

Transcripts: Submit official under graduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to enroll@jefferson.edu or mailed to the address above.

Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.

Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.

Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

Additional Requirements for International Coursework

Students who have taken coursework outside of the United States should submit a course-by-course academic credential evaluation from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member credentialing organization. Applicants who do not have a NACES evaluation are required to submit official transcripts, along with an official English translation, to Jefferson for review. Thomas Jefferson University reserves the right to outsource student academic credentials to our NACES member partner for evaluation.

International Applicants

At Jefferson, we set a high priority on the exchange of ideas, research, and education with members of the international community. Learn more about specific requirements for international applicants.

Application Deadlines

To be considered complete and eligible for review, an application must be verified and all applicable documents must be submitted by the program deadline date.

Fall Priority Application Deadline: March 1
Fall Application Deadline: August 1

Prerequisites

Degree & GPA

GPA Requirement: A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. 

Degree Prerequisite: Applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution prior to the start of the program.

Prerequisite Coursework

Applicants are required to complete the following prerequisite coursework at time of application at a regionally accredited institution. 

Course Title Credits
General Psychology 3
Abnormal Psychology * 3
Statistics 3

* Psychopathology also accepted

Prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of a B or better. Courses taken pass/fail or courses without a letter grade will not satisfy the prerequisites

Technical Standards

Technical standards are the fundamental abilities a student needs to complete every activity his/her degree requires. These standards are determined by the competency, proficiency and/or skill standards set forth by accrediting and professional organizations appropriate to each program and apply to classroom, laboratory and clinical/fieldwork environments. Students are allowed reasonable accommodation.

Technical standards for the Department of Counseling and Behavioral Health

Questions

Contact us for more information about this program, how to apply for admission, and your application status.

Admissions
Phone: 215-951-2800
Email: enroll@jefferson.edu