The OCP in School-based Marriage and Family Therapy provides a course of study for post-graduate students who wish to complete requirements for a Provisional Educator Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy through the State of CT Department of Education.
Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and a master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a minimum graduate cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
Total Credit Hours: 12
Once courses are completed, students will need to apply for certification with the State Department of Education (SDE). They must provide proof of completing the Praxis I exam or evidence of waiver. They may also be required by the SDE to complete other related courses (e,g. Special Education for the Exceptional Learner and Human Development); these other related courses may be taken at other institutions or as part of their Master's program