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We're excited that you're interested in the M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy program at Bethel University. If you have questions about any requirements, contact our admissions team.

Here's how you apply:

Step 1 - Check application requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need to meet these requirements:

  • Earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited (or internationally recognized as equivalent) institution.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Prerequisite: 9 additional credits in Behavioral Sciences
  • Prerequisite: Basic Counseling Skills Course

Step 2 - Apply

Next, get started on your online application.

Step 3 - Complete your application steps

There are just a few things we need from you before we can review your application.

  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Family of Origin Essay
  • Completed professional reference form (submitted by the reference listed on your application)
  • Completed second professional reference form (submitted by the reference listed on your application)
  • Completed supervisor reference form (submitted by the reference listed on your application)
  • Completed personal reference form (submitted by the reference listed on your application)
  • Completed pastoral reference form (submitted by the reference listed on your application)

Step 4 - Complete enrollment requirements

After you've been accepted to the program, you might need to complete a few additional requirements before you start class. Your enrollment counselor will follow up if there's anything we need from you.

You'll also need to pay a $100 non-refundable tuition deposit.