Adler University

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology: Concentration School & Youth


1090 West Georgia Street

Vancouver, BC BC V6E 3V7




Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology: Concentration School & Youth

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP): School and Youth Concentration program prepares students with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and real-world experience for successfully providing therapeutic services for children, adolescents, and their families. Students gain a strong foundation in counselling theories and methods and are trained to be self-reflexive, ethically aware clinicians.

Our practitioner-focused program empowers students with clinical coursework that reflects contemporary challenges faced by counsellors of children and adolescents. We offer an immersive learning experience that
brings together real-world training with a focus on socially responsible practice—all led by experts in the field. Through strong faculty support, professional networks, and the University’s extensive partnerships with
community agencies, our students gain valuable practicum and clinical experience in a wide variety of settings.

Students learn through a rigorous curriculum that, while focused on serving diverse populations, emphasizes the care of children and adolescents through research-based counselling theories and techniques.
Adler University is a recognized pioneer in graduate education, training scholar-practitioners who are committed to a more just society.

  • Work as a counselling professional and help children, adolescents, and their families cope with life’s challenges in a range of settings.
  • Earn your degree in two years of full-time study through small, intimate classes.
  • Work with leaders in the field who embody Adler’s unique focus on socially responsible practice.
  • Develop your professional identity and research skills through the completion of a masters’ thesis.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

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