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Bradford and Catherine Keeney in their office

Dr. Catherine Keeney & Dr. Brad Keeney, School of Health Professions, College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Doctorate Degree

Doctorate of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy (Ph.D.)

This 60 credit hour program with a non-clinical concentration in Creative Systemic Studies degree prepares graduates for careers as scholars, teachers, and researchers.

This program integrates systemically oriented philosophy and theory and encourages a trans-disciplinary study of therapy, counseling, coaching, consultation, teaching, social service learning, and other professions concerned with experiential transformation.

This unique doctoral concentration is designed for master level professionals from a wide array of disciplines who desire a deeper study of the contexts that advance the creative practices of the transformative arts.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements Students admitted to the program will have successfully completed a master degree program from a regionally accredited institution, or the equivalent. All applicants must submit:

For more information about the curriculum for this program please visit ULM’s Graduate Catalog