Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Marriage and Family Therapy Dual Licensure

NCU’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Sciences specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy Dual Licensure prepares you with skills beyond the bachelor’s degree level to help you stand out in the field and complete the additional course work needed to add the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) license to your Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist certificate. This certificate requires only 12 credits to complete, many of which correspond with courses in NCU's COAMFTE-accredited Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy degree program. If you decide to prep for MFT licensure at NCU, these courses may be applied for transfer credit.

Throughout this certificate program, you’ll explore topics such as group therapy, psychological tests and measurements, and theories of psychotherapy and counseling.

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
Post-Baccalaureate Cert 12 4 12 Weeks View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One-to-One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Sciences — Marriage and Family Therapy Dual Licensure Specialization Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the theory and skills needed to provide basic career and lifestyle counseling
  • Explore the importance of careers and lifestyle from a developmental point of view
  • Exercise skills in a career counseling setting
  • Examine, apply, and analyze group work factors
  • Develop the ability to evaluate the psychometric strengths and weaknesses of individual psychological tests and measurements, using both conceptual and applied techniques