Career Paths

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Career Paths

MFT students follow diverse career paths, in such settings as:

  • Public Mental Health Agencies
  • School-Based Mental Health
  • Community Mental Health
  • Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Specialty Practice (e.g., Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Trauma, Eating Disorders)
  • Private Practice

Further Study

On average, about 20-30% of graduates continue on to doctoral work in either PhD or PsyD training programs in psychology after graduation.