Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy / Therapy with Military Families
Northcentral University

Program Details

Serving in the armed forces brings about a very distinct set of challenges for a family.  Frequent moves, substantial time apart, living on bases in tight quarters, not to mention combat fatigue and PTSD, can all lead military families into turmoil.  You can learn how to help these families cope and overcome obstacles with a post-graduate certificate in MFT with a specialization in Military Family Therapy online. You’ll learn analytical, practical and theoretical knowledge with therapy methods that are taught from a family-based, systems-oriented approach.  Coursework completed in this program may be applied to a doctoral program, should you decide to continue your education. Classes may include:

  • Military Family Therapy:  Clinical Applications
  • Assessing and Treating Family Violence
  • Systemic Treatment of Infidelity and Sex Addiction

If you plan on using this certificate as a pathway towards licensure, be sure to check with your state regarding their qualifications and requirements prior to enrolling in a 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

Master Degree

Application Requirements

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