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SCSU MFT graduates are hired in diverse professions within the mental health  pofession following graduation. They are to be found in major agencies throughout Connecticut including Mid-State Hospital, Wheeler Clinic, Children's Psychiatric Emergency Services of Saint Raphael's Hospital, The Consultation Center, Clifford Beers Clinic, Yale University, Norwalk Hospital - Oncology Services, numerous family service agencies, youth service agencies, private practices, and other organizations where families receive treatment. A number of MFT graduates have also moved into administrative and director positions in these agencies.  Many graduates go on to complete doctoral studies.

State licensure regulations require a post-graduate practice year (1-2) in a non-profit agency under the supervision of a licensed marriage and family therapist, which includes 1,000 hours of clinical contact and 100 hours of supervision. Candidates for licensure are also required to sit for an examination.