Adler University

Master of Arts in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling


17 N. Dearborn

Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our MA in Counseling: Specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program prepares clinicians to provide culturally competent therapeutic services to individuals, groups, and families. With the need for clinical
mental health counselors projected to grow 20 percent over the next eight years, our graduates are well positioned to empower individuals and advocate for a more just society.

Our distinctive practitioner-focused program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is recognized by the Higher Learning Commission. With
a comprehensive theoretical curriculum and supervised clinical field experiences, we excel at preparing future clinicians for licensure in Illinois and certification as National Certified Counselors (NCC).

We offer an immersive learning experience that brings together rigorous coursework with real-world experience focused on creating positive social change—all led by experts in the field. Adler University is a nationally
recognized pioneer in graduate education, training clinicians who work to build and maintain bridges across social, economic, cultural, racial, and political systems through their practice.

  • CACREP-accredited.
  • Meet the growing need for clinical mental health counselors—and build healthier communities.
  • Earn your degree in two years of full-time study or choose from a flexible part-time program.
  • Create a schedule that works for you with daytime, weekend, evening, online, and blended formats.
  • Gain extensive hands-on experience with a unique focus on socially responsible practice.


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

Eligibility Requirements:

No recent HS Grads. Only accepting students working on or already have a Bachelors or Masters Degree.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

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