Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy / Therapy with Military Families
Northcentral University

Program Details

Serving the nation in the armed forces brings about its own, distinctive set of challenges for a family.  It only makes sense, therefore, to have a dedicated specialization in therapy to deal directly with these challenges when they become too overwhelming for a couple or family.  This online DMFT in Military Family Therapy, offered by Northcentral, will give you the analytical, practical and theoretical knowledge to implement, evaluate and manage counseling programs.  As a mental health professional, you’ll hone your leadership, innovation and critical thinking skills. In this doctoral program, you’ll also benefit from a one-on-one learning environment where faculty members quickly become mentors.  Coursework involves a practicum and internship, along with coursework such as:

  • Military Family Therapy:  Clinical Applications
  • Assessing and Treating Family Violence
  • Systemic Treatment of Infidelity and Sex Addiction

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).

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of Arkansas, or New York.