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2023 - 2024 Adler Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 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. 

Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500

Chicago, IL 60604

800.621.7440 or 312.263.0456

[email protected]

hlcommission.org

  • The Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology at the Adler University Chicago Campus has been accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) since 1998.

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation

750 First St. NE, Washington, DC 20002

800.374.2721

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

1001 North Fairfax St., Suite 510

Alexandria, VA 22314

703.535.5990

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

1001 North Fairfax St., Suite 510

Alexandria, VA 22314

703.535.5990

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.

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation

750 First St. NE

Washington, DC 20002

800.374.2721

[email protected]

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

112 South Alfred St.

Alexandria, VA 22314

703.838.9808

[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

112 South Alfred St.

Alexandria, VA 22314

703.838.9808

[email protected]

  • 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.

IAODAPCA

401 E. Sangamon Ave.

Springfield, IL 62702

217.698.8110

iaodapca.org

  • The Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy (Chicago) is approved by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

AATA

4875 Eisenhower Ave., Suite 240

Alexandria, VA 22304

888.290.0878

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

Suite 123 101-1001 West Broadway

Vancouver, BC V6H 4E4

604.878.6393

bcata.ca

CATA

P.O. Box 658, Stn Main

Parksville, BC V9P 2G7

canadianarttherapy.org

  • Degree programs offered at Adler University Vancouver Campus have the consent of the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training under the authority of the Degree Authorization Act.

Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training, Government of British Columbia

P.O. Box 9080, Stn Prov Govt

Victoria, BC V8W 9E2

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

431 East Adams St., 2nd Floor

Springfield, IL 62501

ibhe.org

*In addition to utilizing Adler’s complaint resolution processes, students can file complaints with the IBHE at https://complaints.ibhe.org/.

  • 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

www.ohe.state.mn.us

651.642.0567

  • 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 University’s degree programs offered in British Columbia qualify for the 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 NC-Sara Directory | NC-SARA. 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.