Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy / Mental Health Administration
Northcentral University

Program Details

NCU offers this online DMFT to give you the expertise to implement, evaluate and manage counseling programs.  You’ll become a leader within your healthcare organization or mental health agency, with this specialization in Mental Health Administration.  As you broaden your management and supervisory skills in this program, you’ll also learn the ins-and-outs of sustainable business practices, from marketing to finance. This doctoral program does involve an internship and practicum which may be completed locally.  Curriculum includes relative coursework such as:

  • The Business of Therapy
  • Strategic Planning and MFT
  • Financial Administration and Budgeting in MFT

Requirements

This program requires face-to-face client contact, supervision, and a doctoral internship prior to completing the program.

  • An earned a master’s degree
  • Must have been completed in a clinical program
  • Official transcripts
  • Current resume or CV
  • Statement of intent
  • Licensure plan (not required for applicants with an existing MFT license)
  • Statement of professional ethics and conduct
  • List of clinical site possibilities in the area of residence (not required for applicants with an existing MFT license)
  • Course transfer/waive request (if applicable)
  • Interview
  • Background check

School Accreditation Statement

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

Restricted States

Arkansas, New York