Learn to guide change through  
creative expression.

Learn to guide change through
creative expression.

Art Therapy Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy is a 63 credit hour program that includes coursework and a training practicum. Successful completion of the courses listed below. Course descriptions can be found in the Adler School Catalog.

  • PCO-210: Professional Development Seminar (0 credits)
  • PCO-211: Community Service Seminar I (1 credit)
  • PCO-212: Community Service Seminar II (1 credit)
  • PCO-213: Community Service Practicum I (1 credit)
  • PCO-214: Community Service Practicum II (1 credit)
  • MAT-344: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives of Art Therapy (3 credits)
  • MAT-345: Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Art Therapy (3 credits)
  • MAT-346: Use of Art in Group Therapy (3 credits)
  • PCO-350: Community Psychology (3 credits)
  • PCO-402: Introduction to Adlerian Psychology and Psychopathology (3 credits)
  • PCO-433: Parent Education: Adlerian Theory and Interventions (2 credits)
  • PCO-438: Introduction to Addictive Disorders (3 credits)
  • MAT-450: Lifespan Development in Art Therapy (3 credits)
  • MAT-451: Socio-cultural and Multicultural Approaches in Art Therapy (3 credits)
  • MAT-452: Theories and Methods of Intervention in Art Therapy I: Families (3 credits)
  • MAT-453: Theories and Methods of Intervention in Art Therapy II (3 credits)
  • MAT-466: Studio Art (3 credits)
  • MAT-467: MAT Practicum Seminar I (2 credits)
  • MAT-468: MAT Practicum Seminar II (2 credits)
  • PCO-472: Basic Skills for Psychotherapy (3 credits)
  • MAT-480: MAT Practicum I (1 credit)
  • MAT-481: MAT Practicum II (1 credit)
  • PCO-497: Research Methods (3 credits)
  • MAT-505: Professional Development, Issues and Ethics in Art Therapy (3 credits)
  • PCO-520: Theories of Psychotherapy (3 credits)
  • PCO-569: Lifestyle and Career Development (3 credits)
  • PCO-647: Biopsychosocial Bases of Health and Dysfunction for Counselors (3 credits)
  • MAT-995: Master’s Clinincal Qualifying Examination (0 credits)