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Child and Family Services: Bachelor’s Degree vs. Master’s Degree

Do you feel called to serve and support children and families as they seek greater flourishing in their lives? You’re not alone! Careers in child and family services are constantly evolving and rapidly increasing—providing an array of professional opportunities within the industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of child life … Continued
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Student Spotlight: David Ha

Faith has always been an integral part in David Ha’s life. After a decade of working in ministry, Ha wanted to expand his counseling craft and committed himself to becoming better equipped to walk beside families in crisis. After enrolling in ACU Online’s Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program, he not only got the … Continued

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MFT Student Spotlight: Christina Haskell

“I have always liked psychology. I probably scared my mom a lot when I was in high school because I wanted to read … I was just fascinated by … it’s absolutely horrible … serial killers.” So says Christina Haskell of San Antonio, TX about her early interest in psychology. Christina is about halfway through … Continued

Aaron Maleare

Student Spotlight: Aaron Maleare

Aaron Maleare made his first visit to ACU’s campus in May 2018 — as a participant in the graduation ceremony for his online degree program. When he began ACU Online’s Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program in August of 2015, Aaron and wife Vanessa were living in Ontario, Canada. Aaron had leveraged his Master … Continued

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MMFT Tips: Maintaining Your Mental Health

At Abilene Christian University, during your Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy Program you will have the opportunity to complete a 500-hour internship. While you are involved in this this internship, and during your career, you will be faced with many tough conversations with your patients. As you counsel them through their issues, your own … Continued