Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy / Medical Family Therapy
Northcentral University

Program Details

Hit your career goals with this online Post-Master’s MFT Certificate that focuses on Medical Family Therapy.  Whether you want to specialize your counseling or prepare for state licensure, this advanced program can give you new skills and expertise.  You’ll focus on a systems-based approach to family therapy as you help others grapple with an acute or chronic medical condition that is negatively impacting their world.  Your counseling will not only help them gain a better understanding of the illness or injury, but may help them through the treatment or recovery process.  The faculty at NCU easily gravitates towards mentorship, with the unique 1:1 online learning platform.  Classes you will likely take in this certificate include:

  • Families, Health & Illness
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • Gerontology and Systemic Intervention

Be sure to check with your own state’s licensing requirements before enrolling in any program.

% 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

Master Degree

Application Requirements

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