Curriculum

A non-thesis option for those interested 
in a practitioner based Master of 
Counselling Psychology credential.

A non-thesis option for those interested
in a practitioner based Master of
Counselling Psychology credential.

Master of Counselling Psychology Course Sequence

The Master of Counselling Psychology is a 54 credit hour program. Students should take courses in the proper sequence to satisfy prerequisites for advanced courses. Students should take courses in the proper sequence in order to satisfy prerequisites for advance courses and to prepare for practicum placements. Details on course sequence and descriptions can be found in the Adler University Course Catalog.

YEAR ONE
Fall Term
Term Credits = 13
Spring Term
Term Credits = 11
Summer Term
Credits = 10

200 Professional Development Seminar I
1 credit

201 Professional Development Seminar II
1 credit

203 Social Justice Practicum II
1 credit

402 Intro to Adlerian Psychology
3 credits

202 Social Justice Practicum I
1 credit

337 Group Psychotherapy
3 credits

520 Theories of Psychotherapy
3 credits

472 Basic Intervention & Assessment Skills
3 credits

473 Pre-practicum Counselling Lab
0 credits

623 Life Span Development
3 credits

495 Research in Counselling Psychology
3 credits

516 Individual Appraisal for Counsellors in Practice
3 credits

641 Social Psychology & Individual Differences
3 credits

505 Professional Development, Issues, & Ethics
3 credits

647 Biopsychosocial Bases of Health & Dysfunction I
3 credits

YEAR TWO
Fall Term
Term Credits = 9
Spring Term
Term Credits = 8
Summer Term
Term Credits = 3

506 Master's Practicum I
1 credit

433 Child Guidance & Parenting Supervision
2 credits

438 Introduction to Addictive Disorders
3 credits
 

502 Master's Practicum Seminar I
2 credits

507 Master's Practicum II
1 credit

995 Master's Clinical Qualifying Examination
0 credits

663 Effective Marriage & Family Counselling
3 credits

503 Master's Practicum Seminar II
2 credits

 

675 Structural and Sociocultural Bases of Health and Dysfunction
3 credits

569 Lifestyle & Career Development
3 credits