Adler University

Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Forensic Psychology


17 N. Dearborn

Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Forensic Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Forensic Psychology program prepares graduates to provide clinical counseling and advocacy services for individuals involved in the criminal justice system, correctional system, court systems, behavioral health systems, domestic violence programs, social services agencies, and specialized community based treatment programs. We train socially responsible practitioners who embrace diversity and seek to empower forensic populations.

Our innovative program is recognized by the Higher Learning Commission. Our rigorous curriculum and supervised clinical experiences prepare clinicians who attain state licensure and as National Certified Counselors.

We offer an immersive learning experience that blends the wellnessmodel approach of counseling practice with a specialized focus on the influence of psychopathology and broader social factors. Adler University is a nationally recognized pioneer in graduate education, training clinicians to create a more just society.

  • Train in a fast-growing field to address mental health issues for forensic populations.
  • Earn your degree in two years of full-time study or three years part-time.
  • Create a schedule that works for you with weekend, evening, and blended (partially online) formats.
  • Learn in small classes and gain real-world experience focused 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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