Couples, Marriage and Family

Contemporary counselors’ skills and career options are enhanced with additional training in couples and family therapy.

What Career Options Are Available to Graduates of the UNC Couples, Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy Program?

Graduates from University of Northern Colorado’s Couples, Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy Program are qualified to accept a variety of counseling positions. Our alumni work in community mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, health care facilities, and residential treatment centers. Alumni have also established thriving private practices.

Our graduates usually achieve the credential of Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)  through the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) in Colorado, or the licensing agency in the states in which they reside. Because our program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), graduates are eligible to become National Certified Counselors. 

Program Strengths Identified by Alumni and Graduating Students

  • Live supervision.
  • The faculty’s knowledge and experience; practicum experience; internship program.
  • Interactive and dynamic approach to learning.
  • Professors are approachable.
  • Broad spectrum of professors with diverse backgrounds and specialties.

What are the program requirements?

How Can You Obtain More Information?

For information about your application please contact Roberta Ochsner via phone at (970) 351-2731 or via email.