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

Program Details

NCU offers this graduate level, online Certificate in Medical Family Therapy as a specialization of MFT.   Apart from acquiring advanced skills, theoretical and practical knowledge, this program can help you prepare for state licensure.  You’ll learn how to support families whose relationships are strained by chronic or acute medical conditions.  You will also learn how to help clients better understand a diagnosis and manage treatment.  Northcentral’s faculty teaches therapy from a family-based, systems-oriented approach.  Coursework in this certificate may be applied to a master’s program, should you decide to continue your education.  Relevant classes are:

  • Families with Severe and Chronic Illness
  • Medical Family Therapy:  Clinical Applications

% Online

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)