M.A.-Marriage & Family Counseling, PsyD. in Clinical Psychology with a Concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy
The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling program is designed to prepare entry-level counselors to specialize in working with couples and families. Students in this program complete course work and practicum experiences focused on the understanding and integration of individual lifestyle dynamics within marital and family systems. Graduates of the program have a theoretical understanding of individual, couple, and family systems, including developmental issues and major variations; assessment skills in life style and systemic diagnosis; and intervention skills based upon major models of marital and family therapy, with the theory, values, and techniques of Alfred Adler as a foundation.
The Adler School of Professional Psychology is the oldest independent school of psychology in the US. Founded in 1952, the school continues the work of Alfred Adler, the first community psychologist. Adler School pursues social responsibility through service to communities, as well as service to diverse and marginalized populations. The school includes a home campus in the Chicago Loop and a growing campus in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The school offers a doctoral program in clinical psychology and several masters programs.
Adler School of Professional Psychology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (800) 621-7440.
A grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate and graduate course work.
The equivalent of twelve semester credit hours in psychology with grades of "C" or better. These courses should include general or introductory psychology, abnormal psychology, theories of personality, and research methods.
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Tuition & Financial Aid
Cost Per Credit Hour:
Masters - $1040 and Doctorate - $1160 USD
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Other Specialized Institutions
Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: Under 1,000