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DENVER, June 17, 2016 — Argosy University, Denver is pleased to announce that the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy's Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) has granted five years of initial accreditation to the Doctor of Marriage & Family Therapy and Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy programs at the campus. This is the maximum period of initial accreditation that a program can receive.

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. COAMFTE's mission is to promote best practices for Marriage and Family Therapy educational programs through the establishment, review and revision of accreditation standards and policies, and the accreditation of graduate and post-graduate educational programs.

"Our marriage and family therapy leaders and faculty have demonstrated their commitment to our students and to their profession through this process and that shows in achieving accreditation from COAMFTE. Our marriage and family therapy programs are dedicated to the education and clinical training of the next generation of professional therapists," said Dr. Richard Boorom, campus president of Argosy University, Denver. The doctoral program is one of two such programs accredited by COAMFTE in the United States.

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