Nov 28, 2021  
2021 - 2022 Adler Catalog 
  
2021 - 2022 Adler Catalog

Accreditation and Approvals


Adler University holds the following accreditations, approvals, recognitions, and memberships:

  • Adler University has been continuously accredited since 1978 by the Higher Learning Commission.  The Commission can be contacted at 230 South LaSalle St., Suite7-500, Chicago, IL 60604; 800.621.7440 or 312.263.0456; email: [email protected]; website: hlcommission.org.
  • The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at the Adler University Chicago campus has been accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) since 1998. The APA’s Committee on Accreditation can be contacted at the Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 First St. NE, Washington, DC 20002; 800.374.2721; website: apa.org.
  • The Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP can be contacted at 1001 North Fairfax St., Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703.535.5990; website: cacrep.org.
  • The Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP can be contacted at 1001 North Fairfax St., Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703.535.5990; website: cacrep.org.
  • Adler University’s Community Health Services Internship in Clinical Psychology at the Adler University Chicago Campus has been accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) since 2005. The APA’s Committee on Accreditation can be contacted at the Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 First St. NE, Washington, DC 20002; 800.374.2721; email:[email protected]; website: apa.org.
  • The Master of Arts in Couple and Family Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE). COAMFTE can be contacted at 112 South Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314; 703.838.9808; email: [email protected]
  • The Doctor of Philosophy in Couple and Family Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE). COAMFTE can be contacted at 112 South Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314; 703.838.9808; email: [email protected]
  • The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology is listed as a Designated Doctoral Program in Psychology by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. The Register can be contacted at 1200 New York Ave. NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005; 202.783.7663; website: nationalregister.org.
  • The Substance Abuse Counseling certificate program is approved by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) as an advanced counselor training program. The IAODAPCA can be contacted at 401 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield, IL 62702; 217.698.8110; website: iaodapca.org.
  • The Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy (Chicago) is approved by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). AATA can be contacted at 4875 Eisenhower Ave., Suite 240, Alexandria, VA 22304; 888.290.0878; website: arttherapy.org.
  • The Master of Arts in Counselling: Art Therapy (Vancouver) is approved by the British Columbia Art Therapy Association (BCATA) and the Canadian Art Therapy Association (CATA). BCATA can be contacted at Suite 123 101-1001 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 4E4; 1-604-878-6393; website: http://bcarttherapy.com/bcata. CATA can be contacted at P.O. Box 658, Stn Main, Parksville, BC V9P 2G7; website: http://canadianarttherapy.org./
  • Degree programs offered at Adler University’s Vancouver Campus have consent of the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training under the authority of the Degree Authorization Act. The Ministry can be contacted at Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training, Government of British Columbia, P.O. Box 9080, Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, BC V8W 9E2; website: gov.bc.ca/aeit.
  • Adler University is approved to operate and grant degrees in the state of Illinois by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). IBHE can be contacted at 431 East Adams St., 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62501; website: ibhe.org. In addition to utilizing Adler’s complaint resolution processes, students can filed complaints with the IBHE at http:// complaints.ibhe.org/.
  • Select Adler University educational programs are approved by the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Adler University is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation as a provider of Continuing Education (CE) programs.
  • All of Adler’s degree programs offered in British Columbia qualify for Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation, as provided by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training.
  • Adler University is an institutional participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). A list of current, authorized SARA member states is available at www.nc-sara.org/content/sara-state-status. As a participating institution, Adler University adheres to a common set of standards for offering postsecondary distance education among member states, districts, and territories. The Agreement establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs.
  • Adler University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 1450 Energy Park Dr., Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55108; ohe.state.mn.us; 651-642-0567.