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Couple and Family Therapy (PMC)

College of Nursing and Health Professions

Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
Post-Master's CertificateFull-Time, Part-TimePhiladelphia

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program


Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
All StudentsFeb. 15 (Priority deadline: Jan. 1)N/AN/AN/A

Admissions will continue on a rolling basis after the priority deadline until the class is full or the date listed above, whichever should come first. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as early as possible to ensure full consideration.


For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    We prefer that you apply online to Drexel.

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  • Transcripts

    Provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

  • International Transcript Evaluation (international applicants only)

    Transcripts must be evaluated by an approved agency for admittance into this program. For more information on transcript evaluations, please refer to the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Standardized Test Scores

    TOEFL scores are required for international applicants or applicants who earned a degree outside the U.S. (minimum scores: 90/577/233). Scores will be reviewed based on section scores and total scores. IELTS scores may be submitted in lieu of TOEFL scores.

  • Essay

    Essay topic (one typed page): Discuss Couple and Family Therapy as a separate and distinct profession from other mental health disciplines. Also discuss what strengths you bring as well as the challenges that you will face considering your current professional identity.

  • Résumé

    Submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Three letters of recommendation. Recommenders may use the Confidential Letter of Recommendation form (Form A), but use of the form is not required.

  • Interview

    In-person or telephone interview required for qualified applicants.

  • Academic Experience

    Master's degree in Couple and Family Therapy or a related field is required.

  • Mailing Addresses
    • By Postal Mail
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      PO Box 34789
      Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
    • By Express Courier
      (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      3141 Chestnut Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876

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