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MFT@Northwestern is the COAMFTE-accredited online Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Family Institute at Northwestern University that prepares you for a career focused on strengthening and healing families.

An Intimate Online & In-Person Experience

MFT@Northwestern blends live, face-to-face classes, self-paced coursework and clinical field placements at Northwestern-approved sites. Upon completion of the program requirements, you will earn the same degree and receive the same diploma as our on-campus marriage and family therapy master’s students, preparing you to pursue licensure and provide high-quality mental health services to help clients lead healthier, more empowered lives. 

Also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), upon graduation, you will have met the educational requirements for clinical membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. View the Graduate Achievement Data Disclosure Table.