Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy / Child & Adolescent Therapy
Northcentral University

Program Details

If you’re a mental health professional and want to take your career to the next level, or want to teach in higher education, consider this online Doctorate of MFT in Child & Adolescent Therapy. At Northcentral, you’ll benefit from a unique one-on-one learning environment where you are guided by faculty mentors, as you progress through your internship, practicum and dissertation.  In the end, you’ll be ready for leadership within the clinical setting or higher education and have the ability to evaluate and implement programs to help children of all ages. Coursework generally includes:

  • Dynamics of Family Interaction
  • Early Childhood and Parenting Interventions
  • Family Therapy with Adolescents

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Criminal Background Check, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program requires face-to-face client contact, supervision, and a doctoral internship prior to completing the program.
  • Must have been completed in a clinical program

Restricted States

Arkansas, New York