LeTourneau University's School of Education partners with the School of Graduate and Professional Studies to provide numerous graduate degree options in the fields of education, counseling and psychology. Students interested in the programs below should consult the SGPS website for admissions and tuition/fee information.
LETU's Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT) is a specialized professional graduate degree program designed to equip you to assess, diagnose and treat individuals, couples, families and groups to achieve healthy relationships. As a graduate of this program, you will have the academic, practicum and internship requirements for licensure in marriage and family therapy (LMFT) and licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) through the Texas State Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Requirements in each state vary -- see www.AMFTRB.org for information about your state's licensure requirements and process. This residential program is offered at our Longview campus.
With the MA in Counseling from LeTourneau University, you will have all the coursework you need to take the state licensure exams— a first step required to practice counseling as a school counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)— or a combination of these. This program is offered online.
As an LETU graduate psychology student, you will use the foundations from your undergraduate studies to develop your knowledge in more specialized areas in the field of psychology. Hone your advanced research skills, find the focus that inspires you, and discover how to use your passion to help others as Christ instructed. This program is offered online.
Specialize in Teaching and Learning to obtain Texas Teacher Certification at the elementary, middle school, or high school level with the option of also earning a MEd Degree. Or, consider the Curriculum and Instruction specialization to expand your knowledge of instructional effectiveness and student success. The Educational Administration specialization provides the degreed individual with the knowledge and experience necessary to become an effective school administrator, as the demand for competent individuals to fill these positions is consistently on the increase. This program is offered online.