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Graduate Certificate in Medical Family Therapy

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There’s a growing need for educated professionals who have been through medical family therapy certificate programs that can help couples and families work through and cope with difficult issues.


The Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Family Therapy is a 15-credit-hour program offered for students who are seeking advanced clinical training in medical family therapy.


Our Medical Family Therapy Certificate online program will give you the tools to help make a difference in the lives of families across your community.



Program Highlights

Example Coursework

  • Introduction to Medical Family Therapy
  • Theory, Practice, and Research in Medical Family Therapy 
  • Illness, Disability, Death, and Dying Across the Lifespan 
  • Interventions in Medical Family Therapy


Admissions Requirements

Format

  • 100% online


  • Application and $50 fee
  • Submit an official transcript indicating the successful completion of a Master’s degree from a COAMFTE-accredited Marriage and Family Therapy program. If a master’s degree was earned from an MFT program not accredited by COAMFTE, the transcript must be evaluated by the program director to determine the student’s achievement of the COAMFTE foundational curriculum requirements.  
  • A written purpose statement declaring why the applicant wishes to advance his/her career into the specialization of medical family therapy.  
  • Two professional letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant's clinical competence.

Timeframe

  • 15 credit hours
  • 12 months


Scholarships available to all new students. 

Potential Outcomes

  • Health Educator 
  • Clinic Director 
  • Family Therapist 
  • Counselor 

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