How to Apply - Medical Family Therapy Program

Medical Family Therapy Program

Degree-Seeking Application Information

The department has one admissions review period per year with an application deadline of January 15th  for an expected fall entry term.  After an initial screening, applicants may be invited to campus for group and individual interviews with program faculty. Admission recommendations are made after the interviews and when all application documents have been received by the Graduate Education Admission Office: transcripts, GRE scores, three letters of recommendation, resume, and a professional goal statement.   Doctoral applicants are also required to submit a  Scholarship Sample (e.g., Thesis, Manuscript, Journal article).

To apply for admission into the Medical Family Therapy degree programs (Ph.D. or MA) - please proceed to the Office of Admission at Saint Louis University Graduate Admission website.

Application Deadline for Beginning Term The Application Package Apply Online

Fall: Jan. 15 (International: Jan. 15)

Transcript(s); Three (3) Letters of Recommendation; GRE G scores; Resume; Professional Goal Statement; Interview, Writing Sample (PhD)
(Advantages of the web application)
Spring: No admittance 
Summer: No admittance
Tel. No.: 314.977.7108
Director: Craig W. Smith, Ph.D.
Admissions Coordinator: Mary Donjon




Graduate Assistantships.  The department has a limited number of assistantships to be awarded for each academic year.  The graduate assistantship application deadline is January 15.  To view more information about the graduate assistantships, click here.

To request additional information, please contact the department at or call 314.977.7108.

Upon admission and prior to beginning clinical training students are required to have a criminal background check through the University's Office of Clinical Education Compliance.


Last Updated 08/9/13


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