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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

    Applicants may only apply to one program. All documents submitted by you or on your behalf in support of this application for admission to Drexel University become the property of the University, and will under no circumstances be released to you or any other party. Please note, an application fee of $65 U.S. is required.

    Apply for Winter or Spring 2017 Apply for Summer 2017 or Future Terms

  • 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.

    For Winter or Spring 2017: Submit your essay by mail or through the Drexel University Admission Essay form.

    For Summer 2017 and beyond: Submit your essay with your application or through the Discover Drexel portal after you submit your application.

  • Résumé

    For Winter or Spring 2017: Submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to

    For Summer 2017 and beyond: Upload your résumé as part of your admission application or through the Discover Drexel Portal after you submit your application.

  • 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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