Marriage and Family Therapist Degrees for Students in North Dakota
There are a few options for residents in North Dakota that are looking for COAMFTE-accredited education to enter the MFT field. The neighboring state of Minnesota holds a few accredited programs, and that includes an online program at Capella University.
Consider a Featured Online MFT Program
|School and Program Information||Online Program?|
Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy
GRE Not Required
The COAMFTE-accredited [email protected] is offered by The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Full-time students can complete the program in as few as 21 months. No GRE is required, but applicants must hold an undergraduate degree. Full and part-time tracks available.Learn More
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Degrees
LPC/MFT emphases available.
No GRE Required.
Bachelor's Degree Required.
Choose your path at Pepperdine: pursue licensure as either an LMFT or LPC and serve diverse clients with our online master’s in clinical psychology. GRE scores are not required to apply, and you can earn your degree in as few as 27 months. Take the next step toward creating a positive social impact today.Learn More
Master of Education in Counseling & Development - Marriage Couple & Family Counseling
Minimum 3.0 Undergrad GPA
Learn how to diagnose mental and emotional disorders and resolve marriage and family conflicts related to divorce, mediation, child rearing, family violence and more.Learn More
|Touro University Worldwide|
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
WSCUC and COAMFTE Accredited
The MAMFT program at TUW is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), and is designed so that graduates are eligible for MFT Licensure in the State of California (and most other states) without requiring any additional coursework. The degree will enable graduates to pursue careers in mental health agencies, government organizations, private practices and elsewhere.Learn More
MA: Marriage and Family Therapy
Online with required intensives
A Liberty University marriage and family therapy master’s program online can prepare you to help individuals, couples, and families find healing through counseling. Online and on campus. Training Champions for Christ since 1971.Learn More
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
GRE Scores Not Required
Earn your masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at Northcentral University. COAMFTE and IACSTE accredited.Learn More
|Colorado Christian University|
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. - Marriage & Family Therapy
Taught by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs), preparing you for licensure as a LMFT in a clinical environment. Required to attend a five-day on-campus residency held each summer of the program.Learn More
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy
No GMAT or GRE Required
Our COAMFTE-accredited MS in Marriage and Family Therapy features a combination of online education and in-person learning experiences that focus on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, intervention and clinical training.Learn More
|University of West Alabama|
Online MS in Family Counseling
Flexible online environment
Programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Guidance and CounselingLearn More
Pursuing an online program provides more flexibility for students to study on their own time and complete clinical experience at a local health care facility that is approved by the university. Students should be aware that some online programs require on-campus residencies, which are mandatory visits to further learn about the program they are about to dive into. Technical requirements also need to be met in order to have a satisfactory experience when learning online, like having proper computer equipment running Windows or Mac operating systems and having access to high-speed internet.
LMFT Licensure in North Dakota
Applicants that are looking for licensure for marriage and family therapy will need to hold a Mater’s or doctorate degree in the field, and the clinical practicum must be at least nine credit hours or a full school year. Those that have completed a degree that was accredited by the COAMFTE will have met all criteria for the state of North Dakota. Supervised clinical experience must total at least 3,000 hours of clinical work – half of that must be direct contact with clients. At least 300 hours of supervision is needed, and half of that must be direct individual supervision. 100 hours can be used in group sessions.
North Dakota Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board
3910 Lewis Road, NW
Mandan, ND 58554
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LMFT Careers and Salaries in North Dakota
The state of North Dakota has limited employment in the field of marriage and family therapy according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Among those employed, median salary sits at around $45,500, which is lower than the national average but higher than neighboring states and other regions in the United States. The Fargo metropolitan area holds the most employment across the state with opportunities at Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals and Prairie St. John's, which is a psychiatric hospital for all ages.There are not any COAMFTE accredited MFT programs in North Dakota. Consider reviewing the online COAMFTE accredited MFT counseling program guide here, or view all counseling degrees in North Dakota. Available online programs currently accepting applicants are also available below.