procedures for applying
A) Send original transcripts and a completed SCSU graduate application directly to:
Southern Connecticut State University
School of Graduate Studies, EN-118
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06515
Phone: (203) 392-5240
B) Complete and send the application for Master of Marriage and Family Therapy to the School of Graduate Studies at the address above.
C) Three reference forms are to be completed by (two professional and one personal) individuals and sent directly to the School of Graduate Studies. Please be sure to sign all reference forms.
D) A 250-word (typed, double spaced) essay is required; Please tell us about your interest in the Southern Connecticut State University Marriage and Family Therapy Program; what you believe you will bring to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy, and what your plans are once you complete the program.
E) Attendance at a personal interview is required.
F) Include an updated resume.
The university allows students to register for up to 9 credits before a planned program is required. However, there is no assurance that courses taken prior to matriculation will be credited toward program requirements.
Consideration of matriculation status is dependent on completion of all materials outlined in items A-F above.
- Applications are accepted for entrance in the Fall semester.
- The practicum sequence may be begun after completion of MFT 597 and 598 and attendance at a pre-practicum meeting.
- The internship sequence may be begun only after all practicum requirements are met.
- Candidates should expect to commit at least two calendar years to complete program requirements. This will include two summer sessions.