With all AASECT requirements met! 150 CE Hours, 50 hours of supervision, and a SAR!

150 CE Hours, 50 hours of supervision, and a SAR!

Modern Sex Therapy Institutes – Full Sex Therapy Certification Program With All AASECT requirements met!

When you’re done you’re done! Unlike other programs where supervision is not included, ours is part of the program. You will be 100% complete and eligible for AASECT Certification! We even help you with your AASECT application and give you a ready to submit course tracker!

Complete the steps below and become a Certified Sex Therapist as well as earn 150+ AASECT CE Hours* in all the categories to apply toward AASECT Certification.

You will also automatically obtain access to future trainings at a discount and other perks when completing this program. 



Choose the program that is best for you 



Register by choosing a payment option & make an initial payment


courses to choose from

MSTI will send you an email with what documents we need from you and a spreadsheet of courses to choose from



Attend 2 live online weekends (or the equivalent in hours – via Zoom) & complete the learning modules at your own pace.


AASECT Certification

MSTI will complete the course application for AASECT and will help you submit for AASECT Certification!

Throughout The Course You Will:

1. Attend two live via webinar Workshop Weekends (or more if you choose)! View our complete calendar for dates and locations.

2. Attend remaining workshops online with international experts.

  • Complete this part of the course at your own pace, on our state of the art learning management platform.
  • There are over 150 pre-recorded workshop videos to choose from.

Do the above and earn all of the required AASECT CE Hours for Certification. Plus, you’ll be working towards your licensure renewal at the same time.

You can choose from several payment options* below – Register with us today!

Furthermore, you’ll be part of the Modern Sex Therapy Institutes community of over 400+ students who have completed our program over the last five years. What are you waiting for? Do ALL of your AASECT requirements

*Includes ALL online classes + choice of live via webinar. Coupled with access to online resource groups, completed AASECT course tracking spreadsheet and application. Discussion sessions with experts, five free CE Hours (annually), 200+ videos, and access to the SexSmart Films website is also included.

Additional Benefits Unique

to Modern Sex Therapy Institutes

Network and learn from THE BIGGEST names in the field

Access to private Online community of current students and alumni

Virtual happy hours

Conference Happy Hours & Parties

Access to other discounted specialty certifications

Virtual Online groups and Q&A sessions


MSTI is an all-inclusive program and meets ALL AASECT requirements so no need to seek out a supervisor and pay anything additional

Obtain your licensure and licensure renewal CE Hours at the same time!

Completed AASECT education Application - saving you TIME & ENERGY

SAR & Supervision is INCLUDED

Future Training and Conferences at a Discount


Sex Therapy Certificate Tuition

MSTI strives to work with everyone so that finances are not an obstacle. MSTI offers flexible payment plans so that you can begin your journey to become a certified sexuality professional.

Payment plans also available!

  • 1 payment – $8,250
  • 12 consecutive monthly payments – $730/mo
  • 18 consecutive monthly payments – $520/mo
  • 1 payment (includes SAR) – $8850
  • 12 consecutive payments (includes SAR) – $780/month
  • 18 consecutive payments (includes SAR) – $554/month
  • 1 payment (Education Only) – $4,800
  • 12 consecutive monthly payments (Education Only) – $410/mo
  • 18 consecutive monthly payments (Education Only) – $290/mo
  • 1 Payment – Education Only with SAR – $5475
  • 12 consecutive payments – Education Only with SAR – $498/mo
  • 18 consecutive payments – Education Only with SAR – $360/mo

Have More Questions?

Question: What if I cannot make it to a live weekend?

Answer: You have 18 months to choose from over six cities to attend live in person. We also offer webinar live attendance options from the privacy of your own home/office. PLUS, we professionally record each weekend, so you won’t have to miss our fabulous workshops!

Question: Can I take this program if I want to be an AASECT Certified Educator or Counselor?

Answer: Absolutely!

Question: How long is this full sex therapy certification program?

Answer: The full program can be completed in 12 months. Or, you can do it over a longer period, if needed. It’s YOUR CHOICE! AASECT does require that you are under supervision for a minimum of 18 months prior to submitting your application. Modern Sex Therapy Institutes’ requirements are 12 months.

Question: What if I don’t want to be certified? Can I still attend workshops?

Answer: Yes! You can purchase and take as few, or as many workshops as you want, or need for AASECT CE Hours or Licensure renewal. Choose from over 350 archived workshops here (make hyperlink to online workshops).

What other programs does MSTI offer?


  • Ninety (90) hours of Human Sexuality Core Knowledge (Modern Sex Therapy Institutes offers all of these CE Hours. See above).
  • Sixty (60) hours of training specific to Sex Therapy (Modern Sex Therapy Institutes offers all of these CE Hours. See above).
  • If you are not ready to begin the certification process, feel free to take courses you are interested in and you can use them later.
  • Fourteen (14) hours of Sexuality Attitude Reassessment (SAR) (Modern Sex Therapy Institutes offers this several times a year).
  • All candidates MUST be supervised by AASECT certified supervisors. Modern Sex Therapy Institutes has three Certified Supervisors to choose from.

Our program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).

Certificate programs are not available for NBCC credits. 

* MSTI is an approved organizational provider for AASECT Ce’s, Provider #07-110-J. Attainment of AASECT CE’s does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact info@aasect.org.


AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

Potential AASECT Certified Sex Therapists are mental health professionals, trained to provide in-depth psychotherapy, who have specialized in treating clients with sexual issues and concerns. They are either licensed, or in the absence of required licensure, they are certified, registered, or clinical members of a national psychotherapy organization. Sex therapists work with sexual concerns and, in addition, where appropriate, are prepared to provide comprehensive and intensive psychotherapy over an extended period of time in more complex cases. Minimum degree required is a Master’s degree. The sex therapy certification program is for all students that are currently enrolled in a mental health graduate program and mental health professionals who are licensed in their states or provinces to provide mental health care and have completed graduate school for clinical training in their professional area. Applicable professional degrees may include a PhD, MD, MSW, or MA, Masters in MFT. If you are an educator and are interested in obtaining AASECT Certification as a Sexuality Educator, please email us.

AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator

Potential AASECT Certified Sexuality Educators are typically leading workshops, teaching classes, or organizing and facilitating seminars. Sexuality educators may teach in the classroom at the elementary, secondary, and higher education levels. They may also provide education for groups of children, adolescents, or adults, training for professionals, and outreach and education in community-based, healthcare, corporate, and faith-based settings. Sexuality educators also may design and conduct workshops, courses, and seminars; contribute to the sexuality education literature; develop curriculum; plan and administer programs; deliver lectures; and provide one-on-one client education sessions. The minimum degree required is a Bachelor’s degree.

AASECT Certified Sexuality Counselor

Potential AASECT Certified Sexuality Counselors might be working in a clinical, medical, or healthcare setting, giving specific suggestions and advice. Examples of sexuality counselors are Planned Parenthood counselors, nurses and other health professionals, school counselors, and clinical pastoral care and counseling providers. Sexuality counseling is generally short term and client-centered, focusing on the immediate concern or problem. Minimum degree required is a Bachelor’s degree.

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