Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / Trauma Informed Systemic Therapy
Northcentral University

Program Details

In this online MAMFT for Trauma Informed Systemic Therapy, you will learn the skills to intervene and help those affected by a traumatic event cope with the fallout.  The curriculum of this graduate program follows the guidelines of IATP, International Association of Trauma Professionals.  You’ll not only study the methods and techniques for therapy, but also learn the historical and theoretical foundations underlying trauma and crisis-related issues.  Northcentral’s online masters’ programs utilize a one-on-one learning environment that fosters mentorship between faculty and their students.   Although this curriculum includes a practicum and internship, both can usually be completed locally. Coursework normally includes:

  • Trauma and Family Therapy:  Clinical Applications
  • Families in Crisis


  • This program requires face-to-face clinical hours and supervision.
  • A conferred bachelor’s and/or a conferred master’s or doctoral degree
  • 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
  • Course transfer/waive request (if applicable)
  • Interview with an MFT faculty member
  • Background check

Special Accreditation

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

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, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Restricted States

Arkansas, District of Columbia, Kansas, New Hampshire