Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage & Family Therapy / Child & Adolescent Therapy
Northcentral University

Program Details

If you’re prepared to apply your research and critical thinking skills to a higher degree with a goal to become a professional in MFT, consider this online PhD program at Northcentral.  With a specialization in Child & Adolescent Therapy, 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.  Through a local internship and practicum, you will learn the skills to become a compassionate, ethical practitioner who can help parents and their children weather whatever storm they’re facing.  Coursework includes:

  • Early Childhood and Parenting Interventions
  • Dynamics of Family Interaction
  • Scholarly Writing in MFT

% 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

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires face-to-face client contact, supervision, and a doctoral internship prior to completing the program.
  • Have completed in a clinical program

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