Program Mission & Goals

Program Mission

The mission of the Virginia Tech Marriage and Family Therapy Program is to provide the training necessary for our graduates to become competent, research-informed clinicians, able to work systemically in varied settings with individuals, couples and families from diverse populations, and to become active contributing members to the MFT field.

Program Goals

  1. Graduates are active members of the marriage and family therapy profession
  2. Graduates are competent, ethical, systemically-oriented marriage and family therapy professionals
  3. Graduates are culturally competent marriage and family therapy professionals committed to social justice
  4. Graduates are research informed marriage and family therapy professionals