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Documents confirming Adler’s accreditation status can be reviewed by contacting the University’s Compliance Department.

Adler University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

 

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413
800.621.7440
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Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training – British Columbia

All degree programs are offered at Adler University – Vancouver Campus with the consent of the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Education and under the authority of the Degree Authorization Act.

Adler’s degree programs qualify for the Ministry’s Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation, which means the institution meets or exceeds quality assurance standards set by the Province of British Columbia.

The Ministry has also designated Adler University as an “Exempt Status” institution, which provides for expedited review of Master’s degree proposals.

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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada has deemed Adler University as a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) that offers post-graduation work permit eligible programs.

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American Psychological Association (APA)

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
202.336.5979
[email protected]

Adler University offers a doctoral program in clinical psychology at the Chicago campus that is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions about the accreditation status of the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program can be directed to the address above.

The Adler Community Mental Health Internship Program and the Adler Juvenile Justice Internship Program at Adler Community Health Services (ACHS) are also accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

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American Art Therapy Association (AATA)

225 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
888.290.0878

The Master of Arts (M.A) in Counseling Psychology: Art Therapy degree program at Adler University (Chicago Campus) is approved by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

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Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA, 22314
703.535.5990

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Adler University (Chicago Campus) is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

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Council of Rehabilitation Education (CORE)

1699 East Woodfield Road, Suite 300
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
847.944.1345

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling Psychology, Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling program at Adler University (Chicago Campus) is accredited by the Council of Rehabilitation Education (CORE).

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Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)

112 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703.838.9808
[email protected]

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Couple and Family Therapy program at Adler University (Chicago Campus) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Couple and Family Therapy program at Adler University (Chicago Campus) is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

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Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA)

401 East Sangamon Avenue
Springfield, Ilinois 62702
217.698.8110

Adler University is accredited as an Advanced Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor Training Program by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. (IAODAPCA). This certification process is based on the Illinois Model for Certification of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselors.

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