Adler University

Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration: Urban Mental Health Concentration (Full-Time)


17 N. Dearborn

Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration: Urban Mental Health Concentration (Full-Time)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration: Human Rights Advocacy concentration at the Adler School emphasizes the important of applying basic human rights to laws, standards, and treaties throughout the world to positively impact individual and community well-being. Our comprehensive coursework trains students to apply their knowledge and skills to policy development and analysis, program evaluation, management, and politics.

Through immersive learning experiences with organizations such as the Heartland Alliance for Human Rights and Needs and Amnesty International USA, our students gain real-world experience necessary for careers in leadership and advocacy.

  • Our flexible learning formats allow students to choose from a full-time program that can be completed in one year, or a flexible part-time program with evening classes that can be completed in two years.
  • The Adler School partners with hundreds of organizations and social service agencies, which enables our students to gain first-hand experience during their first year.
  • The Adler School emphasizes graduating social responsible practitioners who impact local and global communities.

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Take a virtual tour of our innovative Chicago Campus. Contact our Admissions Counselors today to discuss programs of interest, attend an Open House, and learn about scholarship, employment and financial aid opportunities.
Numerous scholarships are available to new students based on a range of criteria—including financial need, academic excellence, mission relevance, and community involvement and service. Our financial aid counselors provide ongoing personal consultations and webinars about the financial aid process and funding your education.
Our programs fill quickly—contact us today to learn more and apply.

Adler University
For a more just society
Established in 1952. Not-for-profit.

Adler University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1040 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

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