Long-Term Relationships Often Face Challenges Calling for a Trained Third Party
By the time couples reach out to a therapist, they have usually reached a point in their relationship where they need a skillful, well-trained professional who can help them discuss their thoughts and feelings and gain a better understanding of their relationship and each other. The couple therapy specialization is designed to prepare students to work with couples in a therapeutic setting using a family therapy systems perspective. You will learn tools and resources that will help you become a skilled clinician when working within this complex relationship system.
The NCU Difference
Northcentral University's unique approach to graduate education is ideal for self-starters and independent thinkers who want a premier education with unprecedented flexibility. With NCU’s online learning model, there are weekly starts for every program or course. Our education approach was developed to meet the needs of your busy life and schedule. We use a unique one-to-one learning model that pairs one student with one doctoral professor for each course. With no teaching assistants, you learn directly from experts who provide personal feedback and professional insights. NCU’s Department of Marriage and Family Sciences offers doctoral, master’s and graduate certificate programs in marriage and family therapy. Throughout your academic journey, you will be mentored by professors who are experienced in your field of study. At NCU, you will never have to participate in group projects. You move forward on your pace, by setting your own studying schedule. In a class size of one, there’s no one to get in the way of your individual success. None of our programs have residency requirements, allowing flexible access to you no matter where you live. When you enroll in NCU to earn an advanced degree in marriage and family therapy, you will become part of a community of professionals who are already making a difference around the world.
“My NCU educational experience enabled me to move beyond [mediocrity]. I am now doing something, which I not only enjoy, but has become a passion for me. “ – Gary Sytsma, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (2015)