As drug addiction grows in the US and continues to strain medical resources, Northcentral offers an online MA in Marriage & Family Therapy with a progressive, contemporary specialization in Systemic Treatment of Addictions. Coursework focuses on both the history and theory of addiction, alongside co-occurring disorders. You’ll study treatments based upon systemic theory and evidence-based models. This advanced degree requires an extensive clinical practicum and an internship which can be completed at a local setting. Curriculum is likely to include:
- Systemic Interventions in Addictions
- Addictions: Historical and Theoretical Foundations
- Systemic Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders
This program follows the guidelines of the AAMFT as a path towards licensure. Remember to check with your own state for license requirements, prior to enrolling in this, or any other, program.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (COAMFTE-AAMFT)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Northcentral University is accredited by:
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).
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Criminal Background Check, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program requires face-to-face clinical hours and supervision.
Arkansas, District of Columbia, Kansas, New Hampshire