Post-Master’s Certificate in Psychology / Trauma & Disaster Relief
Northcentral University

Program Details

As global warming continues to affect weather patterns, the incidence of natural disasters, such as hurricanes and wildfires, is on the rise.  Aside from nature, gun violence persists in schools and terrorism remains a threat.  You can be a mental health professional on the front lines, helping others overcome the fallout of storm devastation, mass-shootings and other traumatic events, with this online Post-Master’s Certificate in Trauma & Disaster Relief.  At Northcentral, you’ll gain expertise to aid victims, witnesses and first-responders, short-term and long-term to help them cope with their experience.  In addition, NCU possesses a unique 1:1 learning platform, whereby your faculty become mentors.  This certificate usually involves classes such as:

  • Psychology of Traumatic Stress
  • Disaster, Terrorism & Mass Violence:  Impacts on Mental Health
  • Trauma-informed Assessment, Risk and Diagnosis

% Online

100% Online

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

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