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Degree : Doctor of Philosophy

Major : Marriage and Family Therapy


Program Description

The Marriage and Family Therapy graduate programs at TTU provide systemic clinical training to prepare students for clinical licensure and scholarly achievement. TTU is known for its supportive and rigorous programs, and has one of the largest groups of MFT faculty in the country. Our graduates have found success in a wide variety of academic, clinical and other settings. There are two graduate programs in MFT at TTU: a doctoral and a masters program. The MFT doctoral program has a long and distinguished history of preparing students for contributions in academics, administration and clinical work. There is a strong emphasis on training in research methodology as well as theoretical and clinical sophistication. Many of TTUs doctoral graduates can be found in academic institutions around the country. The doctoral program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) since 1981.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 78
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: N/A
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Marriage and Family Therapy : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/mft/
Mission Statement and Learning Outcomes : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/mft/docs/Msn-st.pdf

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Lori Minner
E-mail: lori.minner@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-3547

Department Contact Information

Department AddressCollege of Human Sciences
Texas Tech University
P.O. Box 41250
Lubbock
TX 79409-1250
Phone Number 806-834-7606
Fax Number 806-742-0053
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/mft

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/HS_CFAS.php#Graduate



Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students


Admission Requirements


Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Three (3) letters of reference. Reference letters and the form may be sent to lori.minner@ttu.edu in a PDF form. The reference letter form is on the website at www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/mft. See the Prospective Students link on the left.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: Please see the MFT website at www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/mft for Prospective Students for further instructions to apply for the MFT program.

Prior Degree Required: Yes

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15Not Accepted Not Accepted Not Accepted

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
January 01Not Accepted Not Accepted Not Accepted

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 01Not Accepted Not Accepted Not Accepted

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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How To Apply


1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements


If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.


GRE GMAT
Not Required Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students


These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


TOEFL INTERNET TOEFL PAPER-BASED IELTS ELS CAE CPE
795506.5112BC

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