M.E. in Marriage and Family Therapy
Cambridge College at Chaffey College
5885 Haven Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
Program details below are quoted from program websites, supplied here for informational purposes only, and subject to change at any time. Refer to the program website for current information, deadlines, complete admission requirements, etc. It is the responsibility of the prospective student to verify with program administrators program details and that the program still meets BBS requirements for licensure in the state of California.
Length of Program
Estimated Total Program Tuition
Entering Class Size
Fieldwork Hours Accrued during program
Students must complete a minimum of 150 hours of direct face-to-face client contact in no fewer than two terms. A student must be enrolled in a field experience course while counseling clients except as specified in subdivision c of section 4980.42. In addition to the 150 required hours, students must complete 75 hours of either or a combination of the following: Client centered advocacy as defined in Section 4980.03 or face to face experience counseling individuals, couples, families or groups.
Personal Psychotherapy Requirement During Program
Comprehensive Exam/Culminating Project/Thesis/Etc:
Undergraduate GPA Required
Write a two-page, typed, double-spaced essay (500 words) describing your professional experience, your goals and objectives for graduate study and for educator licensure. How do you expect your graduate studies to apply to your school and enhance your future career? Keep an electronic copy for your portfolio of learning.
Two Professional Recommendations
Addressing professional character and ability to perform graduate work.
(see program website for complete application requirements)
(Reprinted from program website.)
Students learn and apply the principles and best practices of counseling, including various psychotherapeutic techniques for work with individuals, couples, families and groups; group counseling, and consultation to organizations and communities. They study human development, dysfunctional behavior and mental illness. They learn to assess, diagnose and treat within the scope of the Marriage and Family Therapists practice, and become able to utilize community resources for referrals. They learn and apply strategies for prevention and treatment of substance abuse, domestic violence, the spectrum of mental illnesses; and learn to use psychoeducational techniques aimed to prevent such disorders. They study research design and methodology and become familiar with state regulations applicable to marriage and Family therapy practice.