Couple and Family Therapy is a field of study offered by the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition. We are a unique, interdisciplinary academic unit focused on integrating research and practice.
The MSc CFT field of study is two years (continuous 24 months) in length. Students will complete either a Major Research Paper or a thesis. Graduating students will meet all the requirements to become a Registered Psychotherapist Qualifying, with College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).
Research approaches include qualitative (e.g.: discourse analysis and discursive methods of inquiry; grounded theory; narrative analysis) and quantitative methods.
Community based agencies
Family health teams
Hospitals and mental health facilities
6 January 2020
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East,
N1G 2W1, Canada
Students must have
English Language Proficiency
Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) - 70
International English Language Testing System (Academic) (IELTS) - 6.5
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - 85
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A) Note: A minimum score of 60 must be achieved in each individual component - 60
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT)) Note: A minimum score of 21 must be achieved in each of the four categories (listening, speaking, reading, writing) – 89