Curriculum

Providing a foundation in 
theory and methodology.

Providing a foundation in
theory and methodology.

M.A. in Counselling Psychology Course Sequence

The Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology is a 58 credit hour program. Students should take courses in the proper sequence to satisfy prerequisites for advanced courses. 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
Term Credits = 8
200 Professional Development Seminar I
1 credit
201 Professional Development Seminar II
1 credit
203 Social Justice Practicum II
1 credit
402 Introduction to Adlerian Psychology & Psychopathology
3 credits
202 Social Justice Practicum I
1 credit
525 Preparation for the M.A. Thesis
1 credit
520 Theories of Psychotherapy
3 credits
472 Basic Intervention & Assessment Skills
3 credits
516 Individual Appraisal for Counsellors in Practice
3 credits
623 Life Span Development
3 credits
505 Professional Development, Issues & Ethics
3 cred8its
647 Biopsychosocial Bases of Health & Dysfunction for Counsellors
3 credits
641 Social Psychology & Individual Differences
3 credits
495 Research in Counselling Psychology
3 credits
473 Pre-practicum Counselling Lab
0 credits
 
YEAR TWO
Fall Term
Term Credits = 10
Spring Term
Term Credits = 9
Summer Term
Term Credits = 7
506 M.A. Practicum I
1 credit
433 Parent Education: Adlerian Theories and Interventions
 2 credits
337 Group Psychotherapy
3 credits
508 M.A. Practicum Seminar I
2 credits
527 M.A. Thesis II
1 credit
438 Introduction to Addictive Disorders
3 credits
526 M.A. Thesis I
1 credit
507 M.A. Practicum II
1 credit
528 M.A. Thesis III
1 credit
663 Effective Marriage & Family Counselling
3 credits
509 M.A. Practicum Seminar II
2 credits
995 Master's Clinical Qualifying Examination
0 credits
675 Structural and Sociocultural Bases of Health and Dysfunction
3 credits
569 Lifestyle & Career Development
3 credits