Career Opportunities

According to BLS, the mean annual wage for MFTs is $54,590 nationally and $62,140 in Pennslyvania. BLS expects employment opportunities for MFTs to rise by 22% by year 2028.

Application Process

The Marriage and Family Therapy Program has some additional requirements beyond the typical application process. Find more information through the link below.

Accreditation

The Marriage and Family Therapy Program at La Salle University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 112 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Tel. No. 703.838. 9808. This accreditation is a measure of the program’s excellence. With it comes national recognition as one of the nation’s premium MFT training programs. AAMFT’s Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) is the nationally recognized accrediting agency that accredits master’s degree, doctoral degree, and post-graduate degree clinical training programs in marriage and family therapy throughout the United States and Canada.

I felt that the faculty and staff truly cared about each students’ development and success and that was something I really appreciated. I am very grateful for my experience at La Salle and I would choose La Salle again if I could.

Alyssa Maida, M.A. ’20
Daynell Wright, ’01, M.A. ’24

As Daynell Wright, ’01, M.A. ’24, prepares to receive her diploma at the 2024 Commencement, she talks about what being an Explorer means to her.   

Karen Martinez, ’25, and Kayla Zaruma, ’25

Karen Martinez, ’25, and Kayla Zaruma, ’25, may have different majors but the family members are cheering each other on to the finish line of graduation.