Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education


Established in 1974 and officially recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) is the specialized accrediting agency for marriage and family therapy education and training. The COAMFTE's scope of accreditation includes three types of programs: Master's Degree Programs, Doctoral Degree Programs and Post-Graduate Degree Clinical Training Programs.

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112 South Alfred Street
22314-3061 Virginia United States


+1 (703) 838 9808


+1 (703) 838 9805

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Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

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Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA)

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Institutions with COAMFTE accredited programs (June 2020)
Please visit the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) website for an up-to-date list of institutions with accredited programs.

1) Abilene Christian University, Texas
2) Adler University, Illinois
3) Alliant International University, California
4) Alliant International University - Los Angeles, California
5) Alliant International University - San Diego, California
6) Alliant International University - Irvine, California
7) Alliant International University - Sacramento, California
8) Antioch University New England, New Hampshire
9) Antioch University Seattle, Washington
10) Appalachian State University, North Carolina
11) Auburn University, Alabama
12) Bethel Seminary, California
13) Brigham Young University, Utah
14) California State University - Northridge, California
15) Campbellsville University, Kentucky
16) Capella University, Minnesota
17) Central Connecticut State University, Connecticut
18) Chapman University, California
19) Christian Theological Seminary, Indiana
20) Colorado State University, Colorado
21) Converse College, South Carolina
22) Converse College - University Center of Greenville, South Carolina
23) Council for Relationships, Pennsylvania
24) Denver Family Institute, Colorado
25) Drexel University, Pennsylvania
26) East Carolina University, North Carolina
27) Edgewood College, Wisconsin
28) Evangelical Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania
29) Fairfield University, Connecticut
30) Family Therapy Training Institute, Wisconsin
31) Florida State University, Florida
32) Friends University, Kansas
33) Friends University - Kansas City, Kansas
34) Hope International University, California
35) Indiana Wesleyan University - Marion, Indiana
36) Indiana Wesleyan University - Indianapolis, Indiana
37) Iona College, New York
38) Kansas State University, Kansas
39) LaSalle University, Pennsylvania
40) Lee University, Tennessee
41) Lewis and Clark College, Oregon
42) Lipscomb University, Tennessee
43) Loma Linda University, California
44) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Kentucky
45) Mercer University - Atlanta, Georgia
46) Mercer University - Macon, Georgia
47) Michigan State University, Michigan
48) Mount Mercy University, Iowa
49) Northcentral University, California
50) Northern Illinois University, Illinois
51) Northwestern University, The Family Institute, Illinois
52) Nova Southeastern University, Florida
53) Nyack College, New York
54) Ohio State University, Ohio
55) Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma
56) Our Lady of The Lake University - Rio Grande Valley, Texas
57) Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio, Texas
58) Our Lady of the Lake University - Houston, Texas
59) Pacific Lutheran University, Washington
60) Pfeiffer University, North Carolina
61) Pfeiffer University, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
62) Philadelphia Child & Family Therapy Training Center, Pennsylvania
63) Purdue University Northwest, Indiana
64) Regis University, Colorado
65) Saint Louis University, Missouri
66) Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Minnesota
67) San Diego State University, California
68) Seattle Pacific University, Washington
69) Seattle University, Washington
70) Seton Hall University, New Jersey
71) Seton Hill University, Pennsylvania
72) Southern Connecticut State University, Connecticut
73) St. Mary's University, Texas
74) Syracuse University, New York
75) Syracuse University - Online Program, New York
76) Texas Tech University, Texas
77) Texas Wesleyan University, Texas
78) Texas Woman's University, Texas
79) Thomas Jefferson University, Pennsylvania
80) Touro University Worldwide, California
81) University of Akron, Ohio
82) University of Colorado Denver, Colorado
83) University of Georgia, Georgia
84) University of Guelph, Ontario
85) University of Houston Clear Lake, Texas
86) University of Iowa, Iowa
87) University of Kentucky, Kentucky
88) University of Louisiana at Monroe, Louisiana
89) University of Louisville, Kentucky
90) University of Maryland, Maryland
91) University of Minnesota, Minnesota
92) University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska
93) University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
94) University of New Hampshire, New Hampshire
95) University of Oregon, Oregon
96) University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island
97) University of Rochester, New York
98) University of Saint Joseph, Connecticut
99) University of San Diego, California
100) University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi
101) University of Winnipeg, Manitoba
102) University of Wisconsin Stout, Wisconsin
103) Utah State University, Utah
104) Valdosta State University, Georgia
105) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Falls Church, Virginia
106) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Blacksburg, Virginia
107) WestGate Training & Consult. Network, South Carolina
108) Wheaton College Graduate School, Illinois
109) Whitworth University, Washington

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