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College of Nursing and Health Professions

Family Therapy

Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
MFTFull-Time, Part-TimePhiladelphia

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program

Deadlines

Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
All StudentsAug. 1 (Priority deadline: Jan. 1)N/AN/AN/A

Part-Time Deadlines

Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
All StudentsSept. 1 (Priority deadline: Jan. 1)N/AN/AN/A

Admissions will continue on a rolling basis after the priority deadline until the class is full or the date listed above, whichever should come first. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as early as possible to ensure full consideration.

Requirements

For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    We prefer that you apply online to Drexel, plus we'll waive the application fee. Apply Now.

  • Transcripts

    Provide transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

  • International Transcript Evaluation (international applicants only)

    Transcripts must be evaluated by an approved agency for admittance into this program. For more information on transcript evaluations, please refer to the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Standardized Test Scores

    GRE or MAT test scores required.

    TOEFL scores are required for international applicants or applicants who earned a degree outside the U.S. (minimum scores: 90/577/233). Scores will be reviewed based on section scores and total scores. IELTS scores may be submitted in lieu of TOEFL scores.

  • Essay

    Essay topic (one typed page): Describe your pertinent human services experiences (e.g., volunteering) and how they will enhance your development as a couple and family therapist.

    Submit your essay by mail or through the Drexel University Admission Essay form.

  • Résumé

    Submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to enroll@drexel.edu.

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Three letters of recommendation. Recommenders may use the Confidential Letter of Recommendation form (Form A), but use of the form is not required.

  • I-20 Application and Supporting Financial Documents (international applicants only)

    Print and complete the I-20 Application Form [PDF] and submit it with your supplemental materials.

  • Interview

    In-person or telephone interview required for qualified applicants.

  • Academic Experience

    Bachelor's degree in mental health or a related field is required.

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Mailing Addresses

  • By Postal Mail
    Drexel University
    Application Processing
    PO Box 34789
    Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
  • By Express Courier
    (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
    Drexel University
    Application Processing
    3141 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876

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