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Admission in the Post-degree Certificate Program in Medical Family Therapy at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is limited.

Admission Deadline:

  • September 1st for January Admission
  • May 1st for September Admission

The suggested program of study and prerequisites to enter the Post Degree Certificate program are determined by a review of the credentials of each trainee and an assessment of the courses previously taken. There are certain core courses that individuals need to complete in order to meet the requirements of the certificate program—i.e., Family Therapy Theory courses and Intensive Live Supervision.

To apply, please forward the following materials to:
Phylliss Paeth, Administrative Assistant
300 Crittenden Boulevard, Box Psych
Rochester, New York 14642
Email (
Phone: (585) 275-0577

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts of graduate work
  • Letters of recommendation

Admission is based on a review of the applicant’s credentials, and includes interviews with eligible applicants. Please contact the Family Therapy Training Program for more information or any questions about applying to the Post-degree Certificate Program.

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