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The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) is a specialized accrediting body that accredits master's degree, doctoral degree, and post-graduate degree clinical training programs in marriage and family therapy throughout the United States and Canada. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) officially recognizes the COAMFTE.

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Value of Accreditation

Learn about the value of accreditation, the Commission, the accreditation process and other valuable information related to COAMFTE.

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COAMFTE Publishes Accreditation Standards Version 12

On July 15, 2014, COAMFTE completed its most recent review of the Accreditation Standards and is proud to publish the Accreditation Standards Version 12. Although published July 15, 2014, the Accreditation Standards Version 12 will go in effect on January 1, 2016. For more details, please click here.

Directory of Programs

Locate a COAMFTE accredited program.

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Accreditation 101

Stay tuned for more information about upcoming webinars! Have questions about COAMFTE accreditation? Be sure to check out the Accreditation Resources page or email

AAMFT Annual Conference

AAMFT Annual Conference The 2014 AAMFT Annual Conference will be held, October 16-19 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

User's Guide to the AAMFT Code of Ethics 2013

AAMFT Users Guide This indispensable tool for both students and professionals deciphers the revised AAMFT Code of Ethics, offering explanations and vignettes for every principle of the Code.

Continuing Education

Online Continuing EducationThe AAMFT is pleased to offer Continuing Education credits in the comfort of your home or office. Our Online CE Testing Center is an easy-to-navigate Web site offering over 80 credits via various online formats.



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Accreditation Resources

An abundance of information regarding the accreditation process.  Fees, manuals and standards are offered as resources for programs desiring to become or maintain COAMFTE Accreditation.        

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COAMFTE News and Actions

News and updates from the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

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Site Visitor Resources

The Commission relies heavily on the expertise, integrity, and dedication of its site visit volunteers to carry out on-site program reviews. This training module serves as 1/2 of the complete training program. All individuals wishing to become a site visitor must complete this module and then attend the 3-hour seminar offered by AAMFT at the Annual Conference.

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Research and Grant Opportunities

Resources for those AAMFT members seeking research and grant opportunities.            

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COAMFTE 2015 Commissioner Election Results

COAMFTE is pleased to announce that Dr. Dan Lord and Dr. Megan Murphy are the winners of the 2014 COAMFTE Elections. Both were elected to a three year-term on the Commission beginning January 1, 2015. Read more here.

Accreditation Standards

Programs applying for COAMFTE accreditation are required to meet or exceed current Accreditation Standards throughout their period of accreditation.

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