Post Degree Institute

EMERGE is also proud to be accredited as a free-standing Post-Degree Institute by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education. COAMFTE is a division of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and allows the PDI program to assist clinicians in developing a specialty niche within the field as well as deepening clinical skill through client contact and supervision. To view the COAMFTE student achievement report, click here. To view the program's demographic composition, click here. This program is designed for individuals who hold a masters or doctoral degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or a closely related field and are seeking further training to obtain licensure, particularly in the state of South Carolina. If you are interested in learning more about our PDI program or to apply, please contact Julie Dillon, our PDI Program Director, at 864-583-1010.

Student Achievement Criteria Data

COAMFTE provides student achievement data including graduation rates, national exam pass rates, and job placement rates. To view the PDI program's Student Achievement Data, click here


EMERGE Family Therapy Center & Teaching Clinic
138 Dillon Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307
p: 864-583-1010
f: 864-585-0299