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Integrated MFT, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
Shawnee, OK, United States
The OBU MFT program hosts the Integrated MFT program of Oklahoma Baptist University that provides an opportunity for undergraduate Seniors at OBU to apply for early admission into the MFT program.
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Through the Integrated MFT program of Oklahoma Baptist University, the university provides the opportunity for students from all disciplines to begin work toward a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy degree while completing an undergraduate degree at OBU. Through the program, students from any academic discipline can pursue completion of both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree within approximately six years.

To participate in the program, the student must complete the MFT degree program admission process by submitting an application, professional recommendations, a statement of purpose and current transcript. A student will typically apply during the junior year of undergraduate course work. At least 96 hours of undergraduate course work must be completed prior to beginning master’s-level courses.

Additionally, an interview with MFT program faculty is required. The student is provisionally admitted into the MFT program until the bachelor’s degree is completed. Students who demonstrate success in the graduate courses may have the GRE requirement waived for admission into the graduate program.

Advanced Standing students may begin MFT graduate classes in August of their senior year. Undergraduates may take up to twelve hours of graduate work. The remaining MFT degree requirements may be completed following completion of the bachelor’s degree. Advanced Standing students may receive undergraduate credit of parallel content to the graduate course. The MFT Program Director will advise students on which courses they can take at the graduate level.

Students are strongly encouraged to consult with Student Financial Services to determine the best approach for maintaining undergraduate aid/scholarships while acquiring graduate credit.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Psychology
  • Research Methods 
  • Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Basic Counseling Skills
  • Marriage and Family

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

    • Complete your application
    • Send us your Transcript
    • Send Test Scores (ACT, SAT or TOEFL/IELTS)
    • Send a copy of a current passport
    • Financial Guarantee
    • Provide a bank statement (proving funds on the financial guarantee)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    550 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    550 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for Shawnee

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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