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Post Master's Couple and Family Therapy Certificate

The Post-Master’s Certificate Program in Couple and Family Therapy (PMC), which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), specializes in training practitioners to be couple and family therapy therapists. The program is designed for behavioral health practitioners, divorce and family meditators, pastoral counseling, physicians, psychiatric nurses school counselors and social workers possessing a minimum of a master’s degree and/or professional degree who desire to pursue specialized training in CFT.

Students successfully completing the PMC program will have met all of the minimum academic requirements for Clinical Fellow membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), license eligible as a marriage and family therapists in most states, and will have partially fulfilled credentialing in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)

Graduates may find employment in government agencies, schools, hospitals, law firms, mental health agencies, health care agencies, religious institutions, private practice, group practice, and various other agencies.

The PMC Program values cultural diversity and strongly believes that contextual issues such as race, ethnicity, culture, class, gender, sexual orientation, spirituality, religion, age, ability, power and privilege should be fundamental to the education, training and practice of couple and family therapy.

Student Achievement Criteria Data Disclosure: Graduation rates, national exam pass rate, and licensure rate can be found here.