Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy / LGBTQ Couple & Family Therapy
Northcentral University

Program Details

NCU’s online MAMFT with a concentration in LGBTQ Couple & Family Therapy is intended to provide students with the counseling skills needed to help families and partners navigate through difficult times in their relationships.  In this advanced program, you’ll benefit from a unique 1:1 learning environment at Northcentral that fosters mentorship.  You’ll not only sharpen your research skills and deepen your knowledge in the field, but faculty will mentor you and help you reach your educational goals. Therapy technique taught in this degree is applicable to numerous clinical settings and revolves around a family-based, systems-oriented approach.  Curriculum, which includes both a practicum and internship that can usually be completed near students’ locations, generally includes the following:

  • Sex Therapy in MFT
  • LGBTQ Couple & Family Therapy: Historical and Theoretical Foundations
  • Transgender Individuals in Families:  Clinical Perspectives

% Online

Mostly Online

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)

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). For program disclosures, visit

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