Certificate in Marriage
and Family Therapy
100% ONLINE CERTIFICATE IN MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY
Complete your studies on your own time.
NEW START DATE EVERY MONDAY
Start your first course when it’s convenient for you.
12 MONTHS TO YOUR CERTIFICATE IN MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY
Finish your marriage and family therapy certificate in just 6 courses.
National and Northcentral have merged, and this program is now offered by NU. Learn more.
Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy
Go beyond your master’s degree with the 100% online Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy at National University. Through NU’s marriage and family therapy certificate, you can hone your skills without committing to a doctoral program. With this certificate, you’ll refine your existing knowledge while gaining a wealth of experience from your mentoring professors.
Prepare to Enhance Your Career with a Post-Master’s Certificate
Tailor your NU online marriage and family therapy certificate to fit your career goals with one of these areas of emphasis:
- Child and Adolescent Family Therapy
- Couple Therapy
- Culture, Diversity, and Social Justice in a Global Context
- Education and Supervision
- General Family Therapy
- Medical Family Therapy
- Military Family Therapy
- Systemic Leadership
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredits public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the U.S.
Total Credit Hours: 18 Credit Hours*
Courses: 6 Courses
Recommended Completion Time: 12 Months
Next Start Date: Every Monday
Classroom Size: One
Enrolling in a university is a big decision. That’s why our dedicated admissions team is here to guide you through the admissions process and help you find the right program for you and your career goals.
To apply to the Post-Master’s Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy program, you must have a completed a master’s level or higher degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution.
To that end, we’ve simplified and streamlined our application process, so you can get enrolled in your program right away. Because we accept and review applications year round, you can begin class as soon as next month, depending on your program and location of choice.
Learn more about undergraduate, graduate, military, and international student admissions, plus admissions information for transfer students. You can also learn more about our tuition rates and financial aid opportunities.
Why Choose National University
- Four-Week Courses
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- Online or On-Site
- Year-Round Enrollment
- Military Friendly
We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 200,000 alumni worldwide.
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