Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate

The Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate program is no longer accepting applications. Candidates may qualify to transfer or waive duplicate learning credits towards the M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy program.



For Previously Enrolled Students

Effective July 1, 2011, the U.S. Department of Education requires institutions with nondegree programs defined as “Gainful Employment programs” to disclose certain information about these programs. Read our report.

Below is a listing of degree requirements for the Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate program. We will continue to honor these requirements listing until the last previously enrolled student has completed the program.

COAMFTE Student Achievement Criteria Data for Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Accredited: July 2008

Minimum Program Length*: 2
Advertised Program Length*: 5
Maximum Time to Complete Program*: 5
Year Students
Entered Program**
# of Students
in Program
Graduation
Rate
(Minimum
Time)
Graduation
Rate
(Advertised
Time)
Graduation
Rate
(Maximum
Time)
Job
Placement
Rate
National
Exam
Pass
Rate*
2005-2006 20 40.00% 65.00% 65.00% 100% 100%
2006-2007 21 57.14% 71.43% 71.43% 100% 100%
2007-2008 19 57.89% 89.47% 89.47% 94.12% 100%
2008-2009 15 66.67% 86.67% 86.67% 100% 100%
2009-2010 9 0.00% 66.67% 66.67% 100% 100%
2010-2011 10 40.00% 60.00% 60.00% 100% 100%
2011-2012 9 44.44% 77.78% 77.78% 100% 100%
2012-2013 5 20.00% 40.00% 40.00% 100% 0.00%
2013-2014 2 50.00% 50.00% 50.00% 100% 0.00%
2014-2015 2 50.00% 50.00% 50.00% 100% 0.00%
2015-2016 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

*The Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy provides an annual report of the aggregate number of graduates from an institution who sat for, and passed, the AMFTRB National Exam. No data by individual name is available. National exam data is not separated by the Minnesota Board of MFT by degree (MA vs. PDI). Per the Minnesota Board of MFT:

Calendar year Number of
Saint Mary's graduates
who took the exam
Number of
exams passed
National exam
pass rate
2008 26 17 65.40%
2009 49 37 75.50%
2010 51 39 76.50%
2011 57 41 72.90%
2012 78 60 76.90%
2013 77 66 85.70%
2014 94 69 73.40%
2015 88 72 81.82%
Jan - June 2016 43 30 69.77%

 

COAMFTE Student Achievement Criteria Data for Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Accredited: July 2008

Minimum Program Length*: 3
Advertised Program Length*: 5
Maximum Time to Complete Program*: 5
Year Students
Entered Program**
# of Students
in Program
Graduation
Rate
(Minimum
Time)
Graduation
Rate
(Advertised
Time)
Graduation
Rate
(Maximum
Time)
Job
Placement
Rate
National
Exam
Pass
Rate*
2005-2006 61 68.85% 78.69% 78.69% 98.08% 97.50%
2006-2007 90 54.44% 71.11% 71.11% 100% 100%
2007-2008 78 51.28% 67.95% 67.95% 100% 100%
2008-2009 98 46.94% 71.43% 71.43% 98.67% 98.11%
2009-2010 130 70.59% 95.10% 95.10% 99.02% 100%
2010-2011 152 56.58% 80.26% 80.26% 96.72% 98.28%
2011-2012 126 57.14% 75.40% 75.40% 98.95% 97.44%
2012-2013 115 62.61% 65.22% 65.22% 92% 100%
2013-2014 107 31.78% 31.78% 31.78% 88.24% 100%
2014-2015 62 3.23% 3.23% 3.23% 100% 0%
2015-2016 57 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

 

*The Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy provides an annual report of the aggregate number of graduates from an institution who sat for, and passed, the AMFTRB National Exam. No data by individual name is available. National exam data is not separated by the Minnesota Board of MFT by degree (MA vs. PDI). Per the Minnesota Board of MFT:

Calendar year Number of
Saint Mary's graduates
who took the exam
Number of
exams passed
National exam
pass rate
2008 26 17 65.40%
2009 49 37 75.50%
2010 51 39 76.50%
2011 57 41 72.90%
2012 78 60 76.90%
2013 77 66 85.70%
2014 94 69 73.40%
2015 88 72 81.82%
Jan - June 2016 43 30 69.77%