Raising children can be extremely challenging in today’s society, filled with social media, peer pressure and bullying across all school levels. On top of that, divorce can add a whole other element of stress to their lives. You can help children and their parents navigate through difficult times with an online MA in MFT, with a specialization in Child & Adolescent Family Therapy. At NCU, students explore a family-based, systems approach to therapy that can be used in a myriad of clinical settings. Plus, you’ll benefit from a unique one-on-one learning environment, where faculty mentors guide you through a curriculum that is both COAMFTE and IACSTE accredited. Classes likely include:
- Family Therapy with Adolescents
- Child and Adolescent Family Therapy: Historical and Theoretical Foundations
- Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice
If you plan on using this degree as a pathway to licensure, remember to check with your own state for your individual 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