Discover CYAF: Meet MFT student Markie Roberts

Markie Roberts, a student in Child, Youth, and Family Studies at UNL

Discover CYAF: Meet MFT student Markie Roberts

30 Aug 2018    

Welcome to Discover CYAF, a series that spotlights some of the talented and passionate people who come through the Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

What is your name?

Markie Roberts

Where are you from?

Scribner, Nebraska

Where did you get your undergrad?

Emporia State University

What brought you to this department and this university?

I wasn't happy working in the business field, had thought about going back to school and becoming a therapist in the past. I decided it was finally time. I researched programs and really liked the Marriage and Family Therapy here at UNL.

What have you enjoyed most so far during your time in this program?

Getting to know my cohort, the practical learning, and the opportunity to study abroad in China (read more about Markie's China study abroad experience here).

What do you do for fun?

I play volleyball, tractor pull, read, yoga, and travel.

What do you plan on doing when you finish this program?

I plan to work as a therapist, hopefully in Omaha.

What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?

Working in private practice!

Child, Youth and Family Studies