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OBU Marriage and Family Therapy Program to Host Open House in Broken Arrow April 24

April 19, 2018

Oklahoma Baptist University will host an open house for those interested in their master’s degree in marriage and family therapy in Broken Arrow, Tuesday, April 24 at 6 p.m. The event will take place at the First Baptist Church of Broken Arrow, located at 100 W. Albany Street near Bass Pro Shops. Guests are asked to enter through the Children’s Center door (there will be signs on site providing direction).

At the event, guests will have the opportunity to hear from MFT Program Director Dr. Canaan Crane, who will give an informational presentation regarding all aspects of OBU’s marriage and family therapy program. Dinner will be provided and during dinner, guests will be able to share the meal with current MFT students.

In addition to Dr. Crane’s presentation and dinner, guests will have the opportunity to attend one of the MFT classes before or after the open house dinner. At 4 p.m., the “Professional Issues, Ethics and the Law” class will be available. Beginning at 7 p.m., the “Human Sexuality and Treatment” class will be offered.

The MFT graduate program at OBU trains students to provide therapeutic services from a relational and systemic perspective in counseling agencies, schools, hospitals, churches, on the mission field and in private practice. OBU’s MFT graduate program prepares students to apply their professional skills from a Christian perspective in order to bring healing to families, couples and individuals.

The program offers a 45 total credit hour curriculum which meet requirements for licensure as a marriage and family therapist in the state of Oklahoma. With the recent addition of classes at First Baptist Church , students are able to take classes in both Shawnee and Broken Arrow.

OBU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association. This regional accreditation allows graduates of the MFT program to pursue licensure as a marriage and family therapist in a number of states and jurisdictions.

For questions regarding the Open House or the MFT program in general, email or, or call 405.585.4177.