Department of Human Services

Marriage and Family Counseling Certificate

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Why Choose Marriage and Family Counseling?

If you are a clinical mental health counseling student seeking additional training in couples and family therapy, consider Wright State’s marriage and family counseling certificate. You will be prepared to provide family, couples, individual and group therapy utilizing a systemic perspective. Your preparation includes an extensive study of systems theory and the systemic perspective of how to view, interpret, and intervene with problems associated with marriage and family life. This certificate, along with your degree in clinical mental health counseling, prepares you for work as a professional counselor who treats couples and families.  

Contact Information
108 Allyn Hall


View the marriage and family counseling program profile for sample occupations, average salary, and employment projections.  

The College of Education and Human Services has provided a dedicated career consultant to assist you in connecting your major to a career. The career consultant focuses on staying up to date on career trends in education, kinesiology and health, leadership, and human services. Our assigned career consultant is an extension of services offered through Wright State’s Career Services.   

Academics and Curriculum

View the marriage and family counseling certificate program information and requirements in the Academic Catalog. 

This certificate adds 12 credit hours to the clinical mental health counseling program.


***We are not currently accepting applications for this program. If you are interested in learning more about our other graduate programs, please email:

Marriage and Family Counseling Certificate Application (DOCX)

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