Admission

A foundation for improving children 
and adolescent mental health.

A foundation for improving children
and adolescent mental health.

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution, preferably in psychology or counselling-related discipline.
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate or graduate course work.
  • The equivalent of at least twelve semester credit hours in baccalaureate level psychology coursework with a grade of C or better. These courses must include introductory psychology, abnormal psychology, research methods and a fourth foundational course in lifespan psychology (or developmental psychology).
  • Coursework or volunteer work involving the use and evaluation of counselling skills.

Applicants are required to submit the following items to be considered for admission:

  • Application and application fee
  • Statement of Intent answering the following questions:
    • Why are you interested in your chosen field and program?
    • Why is Adler University’s program a good fit for you?
    • What are your career goals and interests?
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended (U.S and Canada)
    • Please have official transcripts sent directly to the Office of Admissions
    • Unofficial transcripts are accepted for any schools in which a degree was not received
    • International transcripts must be evaluated by a transcript evaluation service
  • Three letters of Recommendation
    • These should be from someone who can specifically speak to your academic and professional abilities

Approved applicants will be invited to complete an interview with faculty. Please submit all application materials to the Office of Admissions prior to the application deadline.