MSC IN MARRIAGE AND FAMILY STUDIES

A two year Master Program with six modules per year and a final Thesis or Comprehensive Examination, a total of 36 Credits.  This degree is offered by Lee University, USA, as a full-time or part-time, In -Service model.  It is recommended that students who may wish to study further should write a Master Thesis rather than the final Comprehensive Examination.  The MSc Marriage and Family Studies is especially recommended to Church workers who intend to focus on Family or Marriage Counselling in their churches.

Course Fees: 510.- EUR/Module

Required Courses (Ten Modules)
  • MAFT 511 – Introduction to Family Studies
  • MAFT 514 – Psychopathology
  • MAFT 516 – Christian Perspective on Social Work
  • MAFT 523 – Human Growth and Development
  • MAFT 531 – Systems Theory
  • MAFT 533 – Human Sexuality
  • MAFT 541 – Family Stress and Resilience
  • MAFT 543 – Personality Theory
  • MAFT 547 – Cultural Contexts of Clinical Counseling
  • MAFT 555 – Research Methods in Relationship Science
Electives (Two Modules)
  • MAFT 510 –  Family Counseling: Ethics & Law
  • MAFT 522 –  Traditional and System therapy
  • MAFT 529 –  Play Therapy and Child trauma
  • COUN 520 – Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • COUN 521 – Community Interventions
  • COUN 522 – Non-profit Design and Evaluation
  • COUN 550 – Group Process and Practice
  • COUN 554 – Research Methods
  • COUN 561 – Counseling Children and Adolescents
  • COUN 562 – Lifestyle and Career Development
Second Study Year:  2015 – 2016 (Six Modules)
Fall Semester 2015 – Three Modules
MAFT 541 – Family Stress and Resilience 07. – 11.09.2015 Dr. Gorbacheva
MAFT 543 – Personality Theory 12. – 16.10.2015 Dr. Sargent
MAFT 533 – Human Sexuality 30.11. – 04.12.2015 Dr. H. Quagliana
Spring Semester 2016 – Three Modules
MAFT 531 ONLINE – Systems Theory January/February 2016 Dr. Williams
MAFT 547 – Cultural Contexts of Clinical Counseling 29.03. – 02.04.2016 Dr. Sargent
COUN 561 – Counseling Children and Adolescents 13. – 17.06.2016 Dr. Albright
First Study Year: 2016 – 2017 (Six Modules)
Fall Semester 2016 – Three Modules
Introduction to Marriage and Family Studies  12. – 16.09.2016 Dr. Großklaus
Human Growth and Development
 10. – 14.10.2016 Dr. Gorbacheva
Counseling Theories & Techniques  05. – 09.12.2016 Dr. Gorbacheva
Spring Semester 2017 – Three Modules
Christian Perspectives in the Helping Professions (MAFT 516 ONLINE)
January & February 2017 Dr. D. Quagliana
Research Methods  20. – 24.03.2017 Dr. Gorbacheva
Psychopathology  29.05. – 02.06.2017 Dr. D. Quagliana

Last updated : November 11, 2016