Careers in Marriage And Family Therapy

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of Marriage and Family Therapists is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations in the upcoming years. Graduates of the MA in MFT Program can enjoy careers in myriad health settings, including:

  • Private practice
  • Community mental health agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Substance abuse clinics
  • Child welfare agencies
  • Juvenile justice programs

A number of graduates of Hofstra’s MFT Program have gone on to pursue doctoral work in the field. In addition to working in health settings, MFT doctoral graduates may pursue a career in academia and research.