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COAMFTE Accreditation Benefits to Students
What is the Value of COAMFTE Accreditation for Students?
Earning a degree from a COAMFTE accredited program will:
Ensure you will receive, a quality education in marriage and family therapy that has been evaluated and has met accepted standards established by the profession.
Ensure that your program faculty will be active participants in contributing to the body of knowledge for the field of marriage and family therapy.
Ensure that your program does what it promises on its website and promotional materials.
Prepare you for licensure as a marriage and family therapist.
Allow for ease of transferability of coursework, clinical hours, and credits completed among COAMFTE-accredited programs.
Ensure you will be prepared for the national and/or state examination in marriage and family therapy.
Facilitate your attainment of a state license as a marriage and family therapist by providing a recognized qualifying degree.
Facilitate obtaining a MFT license when you move from one state to another by providing a recognized qualifying degree.
Give you an advantage in obtaining employment as a marriage and family therapist.