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|
|Date of Initial COAMFTE Accreditation: 12/18/2008|
|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|
|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
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.
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