PhD in Marriage & Family Therapy (PMFT)


The PhD in MFT is an advanced course of the MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. The program is grounded in a Christian worldview that presents a holistic perspective of human nature including physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social aspects of maturation. The approach focuses on the strengths and the resiliency of family systems and communal resources to restore and build healthy family relationships.  Systemic philosophy and models provide the basis for a therapeutic approach to mental health and relational restoration. Values of creativity, respect, compassion, excellence and accountability are promoted. Effective learning and preparation for professional service is believed to occur in an academic community of trust that practices justice, peace and human dignity.

Goals of the Program

  1. To ensure quality higher education within a faithfully Christian learning environment that facilitates professional training and personal development.
  2. To prepare highly competent and top systemic scholars, educators, clinicians, consultants and researchers in the field of marriage and family therapy.
  3. To prepare marriage and family therapists who are self-reflective, ethically knowledgeable, culturally sensitive and clinically competent practitioners
  4. To train MFTs to bring a systemic perspective and clinical skill set to the mental health and therapeutic communities in Kenya and beyond.
  5. To develop a network of professionals whose work is sensitive to culture, gender, power, and inclusive of individual, family, and societal relations.

Admission Requirements

  1. A Masters Degree, from an accredited University, in Systemic Family Therapy, Counselling Psychology, or other related mental health degrees.
  2. A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA).
  3. Personal opportunities and experiences in counselling and therapy.
  4. A personal value statement and how it impacts one’s view of counselling ,family therapy and communal relations.
  5. Those with non MFT Masters level degree will be required to take the following pre-requisites: Systemic Family Therapy Theories, Family Therapy Counselling Skills, Family Life Cycle, and Psychopathology the Family.

Intake: May

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Pan Africa Christian University is an institution of higher learning with a vision to be a world class Christian University characterized by high quality, transformative and value based education. Our mission is to develop transformative Godly Christian leaders, through training, research and innovation for service to God in the church and community. Pan Africa Christian University invites sealed open national tenders as below:








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19th November 2018



An eligible tenderer may obtain further information and download tender document from our website; or our Accounts Office. Those that download the documents should ensure they have already paid the non-refundable fee of Ksh 2,000.00.

Original and completed tender documents should be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes marked with tender reference number and be dropped at our main reception in Roysambu addresses to:-



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So as to be received on or before 19th November, 2018 at 12:00pm

Tenders will be opened on 21st November 2018 in the presence of the candidates or their representatives who choose to attend at the University Board room.

Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Late tenders will not be accepted.

You can download the tender document Here

The University's Center for Research, Innovations and Publications (CRIP) is currently working on the publication of Volume 3 of PAC University Journal of Arts and Social Sciences. Once the preparations are ready, a call for papers shall be made. Kindly keep on checking.

Enroll for May 2019 intake and enjoy a Transformative Experience at Pan Africa Christian University.  apply now Red

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KUCCPS students who were placed at Pan Africa Christian University and have not yet reported can still download their Admission Letters here: 

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