Graduate Achievement Data

Graduate achievement data for Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy program at Northern Illinois University.

Accredited: December 1, 1983
Advertised program length*: two years

Cohort Year Students Entered Program # of Students in Program Graduation Rate in Advertised Time (%)* Job Placement Rate (%)** Licensure Rate (%)***
FT FT FT FT
2015-2016 6 100% 89% 33%
2016-2017 6 67% 100% 100%
2017-2018 11 82% 100% 0%
2018-2019 13 100% 100% 0%
2019-2020 13 62% 100% 0%
2020-2021 10 50% 0%^ 0%
2021-2022 10 IP IP IP

FT=Full‐time

PT=Part‐time

IP=In Process: Students from the cohort listed have yet to graduate from the cohort year listed.

Programs are only required to provide data on the past seven years/cohort or since the program was initially accredited, whichever is shorter.

* Graduation Rate is the program’s Advertised Length of Completion which is how long the program is designed to complete as written.

** Job Placement Rate is the percentage of graduates from the cohort year that are employed utilizing skills learned in the COAMFTE accredited program.

*** Licensure rate is the percentage of graduates from the cohort year that have achieved any level of MFT licensure.
For Master’s programs only, COAMFTE has established a benchmark of 70% licensure rate for each cohort.
The program is currently gathering data on alumni that graduated after 2019 that have achieved any level of MFT licensure.

^ The program is currently gathering data on the spring 2022 graduates.