21 N.C. Admin. Code 31 .0201 - CREDENTIALS REQUIRED

An applicant for licensure as a marriage and family therapist or marriage and family therapist associate shall submit the following to the Board:

(1) Notarized application form and application fee;
(2) Official graduate college transcripts sent to the Board by the training institution(s) demonstrating:
(a) completion of a master's or doctoral degree in marriage and family therapy from a recognized educational institution, as defined in G.S. 90-270.47(5), encompassing an appropriate course of study as listed in Rule .0501 of this Chapter; or
(b) completion of a related degree, as defined in G.S. 90-270.47(6), from a recognized educational institution, encompassing an appropriate course of study as defined in Rule .0501 of this Chapter;
(3) Copies of course catalog and syllabi reflective of the semester the course was passed as listed on the transcript to show marriage and family therapy course content;
(4) Supervision Reports, using forms available on the Board website, www.nclmft.org, submitted from American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) approved supervisors. Forms shall verify the number of hours of clinical experience with individuals, groups, relational units, assessments, and psychoeducation, in addition to verifying the number of supervision hours acquired individually and in group settings as defined by the AAMFT Approved Supervision Designation: Standards Handbook;
(5) Evidence of good moral character, which shall include three endorsements for licensure, using Board forms, from persons familiar with the applicant; and
(6) Evidence of a passing score on the National Marriage and Family Therapy Examination.


21 N.C. Admin. Code 31 .0201
Authority G.S. 90-270.51(b); 90-270.52; 90-270.54(a)(1)and(2);
Eff. August 1, 1984;
Amended Eff. October 1, 2011; March 1, 1996; April 1, 1989.
Readopted by North Carolina Register Volume 34, Issue 03, August 1, 2019 effective 7/1/2019.

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