Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Systemic Treatment of Addictions
Northcentral University

Program Details

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.


Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (COAMFTE-AAMFT)

School Accreditation & Licensing

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).

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor 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 clinical hours and supervision.

Restricted States

Arkansas, District of Columbia, Kansas, New Hampshire