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MFT Application Details

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy Applicants


The application for admission is available online only. Please contact the Office of Admissions if you have any questions or problems accessing the application.

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Letters of Recommendation
Applicants are responsible for communicating with recommenders and for ensuring that the required reference letters are submitted to the Office of Admissions. Once reference forms are received by the Office of Admissions, they become the property of Louisville Seminary and applicants will not be allowed to review them. One reference must be a faculty/academic reference from a previous institution.

Deadline for Application
MAMFT Applications are due no later than February 1, with interviews held in early March at Louisville Seminary. Each completed application, if submitted by the February 1 deadline, is considered for a Scholarship for Excellence. There is no spring admission for the MAMFT program.

The deadline for International Students is February 1 for admission the following fall.

The deadline for Special Students, and those probationary candidates with a Bachelor's below a 2.5 GPA is February 1.

See current Admissions Calendar.



MAMFT Application Fee, Background Check and Transcripts
MAMFT Applications require a $50.00 non-refundable fee. Applicants must also provide a background check from www.castlebranch.com. Upon completion of the application, applicants will be given instructions to order package code LB88 by logging onto www.castlebranch.com. The cost of this background screening is $36.00 unless the applicant has additional counties that need to be researched.

An application is not considered complete without an application fee, background check, essay responses, and transcripts from all colleges, universities, and seminaries attended. It is the applicant's responsibility to insure that all information is complete. Transfer students must also submit a letter of good standing from the Office of the Dean.

For Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy applicants, an extensive interview process is required for admissions and occurs in person during the Exploratory/first weekend in March.

Admission and Matriculation
An applicant who is admitted to the Seminary should indicate acceptance by filing a tuition deposit with the Office of Admissions. Applicants in good standing may choose to defer enrollment for up to one year from the initial semester of application. Admitted applicants who complete their bachelor's degree the semester before beginning seminary must forward final college transcripts to the Office of Admissions certifying the degree and date of graduation.

Questions? Call us at 800.264-1839 or 502.992-9369 or email us.

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