Promote inclusion through 
counseling and advocacy.

Promote inclusion through
counseling and advocacy.


The Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling program requires the successful completion of field training and courses from those listed below.

Course offerings include:

  • Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability
  • Adlerian Theory and Counseling
  • Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Counseling
  • Counseling Theories
  • Counseling Skills
  • Diagnosis of Maladaptive Behavior
  • Counseling Multicultural Communities
  • Group Counseling
  • Couple and Family Counseling
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Research and Program Evaluation
  • Appraisal and Assessment
  • Addictions Counseling
  • Career Development, Vocational Rehabilitation, & Job Placement
  • Treatment Planning, Intervention, and Advocacy
  • MACR Comprehensive Examination

Electives (3 Credit Hours): Students are required to take an elective of a three-credit-hour class. Students can take a course from the Department Elective Menu upon their Faculty Advisor’s approval. Canadian students will need to take the thesis series below as the elective if they plan to pursue doctoral studies in Canada.

The thesis series as the elective:

  • Preparation for Applied Thesis
  • M.A. Thesis I & II

Field Training and Seminars:

  • Social Justice Practicum I & II
  • MACR Practicum and Seminar
  • MACR Internship and Seminar I & II

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University course catalog at