May 26, 2024  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Play Therapy, Certificate

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Certificate in Play Therapy
Location: AU Seattle
Credits for Degree: 12 quarter credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Low-residency
Standard time to completion: 12 months


Program Overview

The AU Play Therapy Certificate meets the minimum requirements as issued by the Association of Play Therapy and applies towards credentialing as a Registered Play Therapist. It also may fit entirely within the required CMHC electives sequence. Certification is offered through an innovative hybrid learning model incorporating online learning with traditional seminar coursework.


Admission Requirements
  • Must be enrolled in or have completed an MA program that leads to licensure.
  • If enrolled in a program outside of Antioch University, applicant must provide an MA transcript.
  • If already licensed, applicant must provide a copy of their license.
  • Statement of Purpose (for students not currently attending AUS)


Plan of Study
  • COUC-5600    Introduction to Play Therapy (3 quarter credits)
  • COUC-5610    Advanced Play Therapy (3 quarter credits) 
  • COUC-5630    Play Therapy Seminar I (3 quarter credits) 
  • COUC-5640    Play Therapy Seminar II (3 quarter credits)


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