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Graduate Certificate in Family Financial Therapy

Gain the skills to address issues related to money to help families and couples move forward from financial trauma. This 100% online program is designed to provide part of the educational requirements for individuals pursuing credentials as a financial therapist.

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At a Glance

Fall 2024

Application Due Date:
07/26/2024
Start Date:
08/26/2024

Spring 2025

Application Due Date:
12/13/2024
Start Date:
01/13/2025

Summer 2024

Application Due Date:
04/13/2024
Start Date:
05/13/2024

Credits and Tuition Cost (2023-2024)

Credits Required: 12
Cost Per Credit: $737.00

Format

Online in Real-time

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Graduate Certificate in Family Financial Therapy overview

Program format
Format
Online in Real-time
Total credits
Total Credits
12

What You'll Learn

Overview

1) Analyze and evaluate foundational couple and family therapy theories

2) Demonstrate skill in application of personal and family finance principles, resource management, and the application of these concepts to individuals and families across the life course.

3) Create a family financial therapy best practices model for working with a special need, issue, group, and/or marginalized population.

Course Examples

  • FAM 686 Theory and Methods in Couple and Family Therapy
  • FAM 668 Allocation of Family Resources
  • FAM 746 Family Financial Therapy
  • Select one of the following:
  • FAM 601 Family Processes
  • FAM 652 Readings in Family Theory and Research
  • FAM 654 Life Course Theory
  • EDP 600 Life Span Development
  • FAM 740 Couple and Sex Therapy
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How to Apply

Application Requirements

Standard graduate application requirements apply.

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing sample
  • Evidence of provisional/licensure in mental health field for applicants who have completed graduate training

Admissions Criteria

Standard graduate admission requirements apply.

All graduate students seeking a family financial therapy certificate must be currently enrolled in--or have a degree/licensure--in a mental health profession such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Professional Counseling, Clinical Social Work, Psychiatry, Couple/Marriage and Family Therapy, or related field. 

Program Contact

Nathan Wood
Program Director

Deadlines

Fall 2024

Application Due Date:
07/26/2024
Start Date:
08/26/2024

Spring 2025

Application Due Date:
12/13/2024
Start Date:
01/13/2025

Summer 2024

Application Due Date:
04/13/2024
Start Date:
05/13/2024

Distance Learning

Licensure & Authorization

Where you live matters when completing distance education activities. If you will live outside of Kentucky while completing your program, please check the Distance Learning Authorization & Licensure page to confirm that the program can be offered in your state or country, and if relevant, that it meets professional licensure requirements in your state. Please note: Admission and enrollment in a fully-online program can NOT lead to the issuance of a J-1 or F-1 student visa. 

AUTHORIZATION & LICENSURE INFO
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Student Support

Once you become a student, you will have access to a wide variety of academic support services to maximize your success. These services are available completely online to meet the needs of our online students.

Why UK Online

One tuition rate

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Pay the same online tuition rate, no matter where you live.

Flexible schedule

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Fit learning into your busy schedule with no prescribed class times.

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Access supporting services and success coaches to help you succeed.
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