Curriculum

Specialized coursework and 
hands-on practica.

Specialized coursework and
hands-on practica.

Forensic Psychology Curriculum

The M.A. Counseling, Specialization in Forensic Psychology is a 66 credit hour program that includes coursework and a training practicum. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below. More information, including course descriptions and sequencing, 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)
  • PCO-337: Group Psychotherapy (3 credits)
  • PCO-350: Community Psychology (3 credits)
  • PCO-402: Introduction to Adlerian Psychology and Psychopathology (3 credits)
  • PCO-438: Introduction to Addictive Disorders (3 credits)
  • MAC-472: Basic Skills for Psychotherapy (3 credits)
  • PCO-497: Research Methods (3 credits)
  • MAC-505: Professional Development, Issues and Ethics (3 credits)
  • MACF-506: Roles & Directions in Forensic Psychology (3 credits)
  • MACF-507: Treatment in Forensic Populations (3 credits)
  • MACF-508: Violence, Aggression & Social Deviance (3 credits)
  • MACF-509: Trauma, Victimology, Theory, Practice & Skill Building (3 credits)
  • MACF-510: M.A. Practicum Seminar I (2 credits)
  • MACF-511: M.A. Practicum Seminar II (2 credits)
  • MACF-512: M.A. Practicum I (1 credit)
  • MACF-513: M.A. Practicum II (1 credit)
  • MACF-514: Practicum Seminar Continued (2 credits)
  • MAC-516: Individual Appraisal for Counselors in Practice (3 credits)
  • PCO-520: Theories of Psychotherapy (3 credits)
  • PCO-610: Practicum Continuation (0 credits)
  • PCO-623: Life Span Development (3 credits)
  • PCO-647: Biopsychosocial Bases of Health and Dysfunction for Counselors (3 credits)
  • MAF-662: Overview of Marriage and Family Therapy Models (3 credits)
  • MAC-679: Counseling Multicultural and Marginalized Communities (3 credits)
  • MACF-995: Master’s Clinical Qualifying Examination (0 credits)