Post-Master's Certificate in General Marriage and Family Therapy

Many who have earned a master’s degree in a clinical field find that they need additional expertise in specific areas and/or they need courses to meet state-specific educational requirements for MFT licensure. This certificate allows students to select courses from a broad range of electives to fit their personal and professional goals. Completion of this certificate will assist individuals in pursuing a variety of career opportunities in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy in various settings such as schools, hospitals, clinics, research centers, private practice, and academia. Additionally, it can assist in meeting the requirements for licensure (students are encouraged to verify with state licensure divisions or boards that the courses they select will meet the state requirements before enrolling in this certificate program).

At A Glance

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
Post-Master's Cert 18 6 13 months View Course Catalog

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.

Students in the Post-Master's Certificate program will expand their knowledge of the chosen subject, while challenging themselves in doctoral level courses.

*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.

Important Information for Students, Including Gainful Employment
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