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.

News & Important Dates
Together Program

Dr. Ashley Landers to give presentation, "The Ethical Dimensions of Family Therapy with Families Involved with Child Welfare" on November 30th, 2017. See full details here.

Dr. Eric McCollum receives emeritus status

Our Department of Human Development and Family Science was rated 2nd in the nation! Click here to read more !

The application deadline for Fall 2018 is January 1, 2018. GRE Scores and Letters of Recommendation are due no later than January 14, 2018. Please email questions to Patricia Meneely ( or call at (703) 538-8460.

Washinton DC residents are eligble for in-state tuition if they work in Virginia and pay Virginia income taxes.

TOGETHER: Free program for couples to promote healthy relationships and financial stability. Program is open for enrollment. For more information on TOGETHER, please visit

Student Achievement Criteria Data
Department of Human Development and Family Science