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Counseling Psychology

Marriage, Couple, & Family Therapy Outcomes

The MCFT program at Lewis & Clark is designed to prepare graduates for employment as marriage and family therapists working with individuals, couples, families, and groups from a systemic perspective.

 
Prepared for LMFT Licensure

Graduates of this program will have met the academic requirements needed to become licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) and clinical members of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

Graduation and Completion Data

Each year approximately 35 students begin the 3-year, full time program.  The table below shows what percentage of these students graduate and attain MFT licensure. 

MCFT Program Student Achievement Data
Advertised Program Length: 3 Years
Maximum Time to Complete Program: 5 Years
Time After Graduation for MFT License in Oregon: at Least 3 Years
Cohort Year Students Entered Program # Enrolled % Graduated in 3 Years % Graduated in 5 Years # of Grads Working in Field / # Who Provided Info* National Exam Pass Rate* MFT Licensure Rate
2008-2009  21 54.5% 59% 12/12 (100%) 87.5% 58%
2009-2010 22 68.2% 77% 15/15 (100%) 100.00% 66.7%
2010-2011 14 85.7% 100.00% 13/13 (100%) 100.00% 100%
2011-2012 33 78.8% 85% 21/21 (100%) 100.00% 60.7%
2012-2013 37 91.9% 95% 30/32 (94%) 94% 34.25%
2013-2014 30 80% 80% 22/23 (96%) 96% 4.2%
2014-2015 39 87.1% 95% 27/29 (93%) In process In process
2015-2016 37 83.8% In process 27/31 (87%) In process In process
2016-2017 37 In process  In process  In process  In process  In process 
2017-2018 28 In process  In process  In process  In process  In process 
2018-2019 42 In process  In process  In process  In process  In process 

*Students graduate in August. Employment report by end of December (i.e., employment within 4 months of graduation). Includes those who intentionally take a break. 

In the News

  • Lauren Disner, MCFT '12
    Recently earning the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s (AAMFT) Leadership Certificate, Disner provides feminist-informed therapy services in both English and Spanish and ensures open dialogue about social justice issues is an integral part of her regular activities and basic interactions with others.
  • Students in the Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy program in Uganda in 2014. From left to right...
    Graduate students launch a non-profit to support a counselor training center in Uganda.