Foster hope, healing, and change.

Eastern University’s online MA in Marriage and Family Therapy trains students to work clinically and skillfully with individuals, couples, families, and communities. Graduates are equipped to foster hope, emotional healing, positive change, and reconciliation for broken relationships through faith and systemic thinking.

Program Details:

  • Location/ Delivery: 100% Online. Apply today! 
    • Note: Internship placements will be in-person at a location near you.
  • Length: 60 credits; 2 years if studying full-time. Part-time options are also available.
    • Additional credits may be required if pursuing a state license outside of PA.
  • Start Term: August (View application deadlines).
  • Cost: $450/credit for tuition plus $30/credit in fees
    • $28,800 total in tuition & fees for the full 60-credit program (2023-2024)
  • Financial Aid: Explore our federal financial aid options that may be available to you. 


Completion of the MAMFT program prepares students for careers as marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, or other careers related to the delivery of mental health counseling services.

State Authorizations

Please check the State Authorizations page to determine if Eastern University’s program fulfills your state credentialing requirements. Students who seek similar credentialing in states other than Pennsylvania are advised to contact the appropriate credentialing agency within their home state to seek information and additional guidance about credentialing in your state of residence. Additional state or local requirements may exist for field placements or practica in this state. Out-of-state student placements/practica cannot be guaranteed by the program or the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. Students are responsible for following all state and local requirements and regulations for their field placement/practica coursework.