Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy / General Family Therapy
Northcentral University

Program Details

Whether you’re a mental health professional preparing for state licensure or want to further hone your counseling skills, this online graduate Certificate in General Family Therapy from NCU can help you succeed.  You’ll learn a family-oriented, systems-based approach to therapy that can be utilized in numerous settings.  This MFT online certificate integrates a unique 1:1 learning platform and usually takes around one year to complete.  Apart from therapy methods, you will also focus on clinical assessment and professional ethics.  Classes generally include:

  • Couple and Sex Therapy
  • Family Therapy with Children
  • Treatment Planning and Traditional Family Therapy

Be sure to check with your individual state regarding licensure requirements before enrolling.  If your state board requires specific classes, it may be possible at NCU to appropriately tailor your curriculum in this online MFT program.

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100% 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, Official College Transcript(s)