BA in Psychology/Marriage Therapy and Family Counseling

Gain an understanding of how the family unit influences individual behavior.

Overview

Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Concentration in Marriage Therapy and Family Counseling provides an understanding of how the individual contributes to the family dynamic, including in marriages and other relationships. You’ll also explore trends in the family unit from cultural, social and historical perspectives.

What You'll Learn

In our BA in Psychology/Marriage Therapy and Family Counseling program, offered 100% online, you’ll study a variety of topics, including anxiety, depression, same-sex marriages and child-parent problems. You’ll also learn about the theories and methods of therapy and counseling, including the importance of effective interviewing techniques and interpersonal communication skills.

Featured Courses:

  • Marriage and Family
  • Child Psychology
  • Interpersonal Relationships and Interview Skills
  • Fundamentals of Counseling and Therapy
See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Careers

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Marriage Therapy and Family Counseling provides you with an understanding of foundational psychology principles, in addition to specialized disciplinary knowledge. The program prepares you for graduate studies and career advancement opportunities in this growing field, including roles such as:​

Time to Complete

4

Credits Per Course

7

Weeks Per Course

30

Total Courses

4

Years to Complete

Learn More

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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