Since 1979, over 170 students have graduated with a specialization in MFT from Virginia Tech’s Department of Human Development and Family Science.
Alumni have careers all over the United States and around the world that span the range of research, teaching, and helping professions. The majority of alumni are faculty in academic positions, either in private or public colleges and universities. The next largest career area for program alumni is private practice. Alumni can also be found working in community mental health agencies, hospitals, medical facilities, and residential treatment programs. Within these settings, many of our alumni hold leadership positions, as administrators and supervisors.
Our alumni have made significant contributions to MFT research, training, and practice. We are proud to spotlight the accomplishments of several of our recent alumni. Check back regularly for updates and to meet more of our MFT program area graduates.