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.
A Fast-Growing Profession
Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy is a fast-growing professional field. It was ranked one the 50 best jobs in America by CNN in 2012 and by U.S. News in 2013.
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|
|Year Entered Program||Graduation Rate||National Exam Pass Rate*||MFT Licensure Rate*|
|2005 - 2006||75.00%||100.00%||33.33%|
|2006 - 2007||72.3%||100.00%||43.75%|
|2007 - 2008||50.00%||83.33%||38.46%|
|2008 - 2009||73.68%||100.00%||50.00%|
|2009 - 2010||75.00%||100.00%||22.22%|
|2010 - 2011||100.00%||100.00%||28.57%|
|2011 - 2012||82.86%||100.00%||N/A|
|2012 - 2013||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|2013 - 2014||N/A||N/A||N/A|
*This number is based only on those students we were able to contact and does not include those whose names may have changed or who may have moved without forwarding contact information. It takes several years of full time work after graduation before graduates are eligible to apply for licensure.