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Academic Information

Master’s Program

Doctoral Program

Eligibility for Licensure as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

The Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) has determined that our Daybreak University’s MA in Counseling program with the Specialization in MFT meets the statutory requirements for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Therefore, Daybreak students who began graduate study after November 14, 2018 are eligible for registration and licensure. Click here to find Daybreak University listed on the BBS website as an MFT program which meets the MFT licensure requirements, pursuant to California Business and Professions Code (BPC) §4980.36.

Daybreak University is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: (434) 525-9539; e-mail: info@tracs.org], having been awarded Candidate Status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on April 21, 2020. This status is effective for a period of up to five years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (ED), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

Program Requirements:

Graduation Requirements

All students desiring to graduate must file a graduation application with Office of Registrar in the quarter prior to
their expected graduation. Students on academic probation will not be allowed to graduate.

Graduation Requirements for the M.A. in Counseling Program:

A completion of all required course work with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
A satisfactory pass of comprehensive exam
A settlement of all financial obligations with the University

Graduation Requirements for the Ph.D. in Counseling Program:

A completion of all required course work with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
A satisfactory pass of comprehensive exam
A satisfactory completion of dissertation
A satisfactory pass of oral defense
A settlement of all financial obligations with the University

Courses offered in Fall 2018

Course Number and Subject
MFT/IRT 6010: Foundations of Marriage and Family Therapy
MFT/IRT 7100: Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy
MFT/IRT 7000: Counseling and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Techniques: IPCST

Courses offered in Winter 2019

Course Number and Subject
MFT/IRT 6040: Group Process and Techniques in Family Counseling

Courses offered in Spring 2019

Course Number and Subject
MFT/IRT 6050: Clinical Research and Evaluation
MFT/IRT 6060: Psychopathology: Principles of the Diagnostic Process
MFT/IRT 7000: Counseling and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Techniques: IPCST
MFT/IRT 7900: Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy
MFT/IRT 6600: Law, Professional Ethics, and Community Practice
MFT/IRT 9000: Research Methods I

Courses offered in Summer 2019

Course Number and Subject
MFT/IRT 6300: Diversity and Multicultural Counseling
MFT/IRT 9000: Research Methods I
MFT/IRT 9100: Research Methods Ⅱ
MFT/IRT 7900: Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy

Courses offered in Fall 2019

Course Number and Subject
MFT/IRT 6020: Advanced Marriage and Family Therapy
IRT 9500: PhD Research Colloquium
MFT/IRT 7900: Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy
MFT/IRT 9100: Research Methods II
MFT/IRT 9400: Inner Child Therapy
MFT/IRT 6010: Foundations of Marriage and Family Therapy

Courses offered in Winter 2020

Course Number and Subject
MFT/IRT 6050: Clinical Research and Evaluation
MFT/IRT 6060: Psychopathology: Principles of the Diagnostic Process

Courses offered in Spring 2020

Course Number and Subject
HST 6000: Human Sexuality Education I
MFT/IRT 6030: Couples Relationship Therapy
MFT/IRT 7900: Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy
MFT/IRT 9500: PhD Research Colloquium(Qualitative Research Methods)
MFT/IRT 9600: PhD Dissertation

Courses offered in Summer 2020

Course Number and Subject
HST 6100:Human Sexuality Education II
HST 6000:Human Sexuality Education I
MFT/IRT 9500: PhD Research Colloquium(Qualitative Research Methods)
MFT/IRT 6050: Clinical Research and Evaluation
MFT/IRT 6060: Psychopathology: Principles of the Diagnostic Process
MFT/IRT 6010: Foundations of Marriage and Family Therapy
MFT/IRT 9100: Research Methods II

Courses offered in Fall 2020

Course Number and Subject
IRT 7200: Advanced Imago Relationship Therapy
HST 6400: Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy Supervision
MFT/IRT 7000: Counseling and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Techniques: IPCST
MFT/IRT 9500: PhD Research Colloquium(Qualitative Research Methods)
MFT/IRT 6010: Foundations of Marriage and Family Therapy
MFT/IRT 9600: PhD Dissertation (1)(Independent Study)
MFT/IRT 9600: PhD Dissertation (2)(Independent Study)

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