July 31, 2024, is the deadline to apply for CFR’s Fall 2024 Postgraduate Certificate Program cohort in Marriage & Family Therapy and Clergy track. Apply here.


CFR accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis.

Program Application: Complete the below application. Click here to request a paper application.

Deadline: CFR accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis.

Resume: Current resume or CV required

Transcripts: Official transcripts must be sent directly to Council for Relationships from all the colleges/universities where you completed graduate-level training.

Autobiography (2-4 Pages): The autobiography should include both personal and professional information that explains your life journey of being a member of the clergy and how you hope systemic thinking will assist your ministry.

References: Three letters of reference from individuals who know you both professionally and personally.

Mandatory Personal Interview: To be scheduled after receipt of all application materials.

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

Transcript Evaluation: All international students applying to the Post Graduate Certificate Program must have any non-United States transcripts evaluated by an approved agency.

For more information, please contact:

Michelle Serious
Academic Administrator
215-382-6680 ext. 3236

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