Feedback from Graduates

Graduating socially 
responsible practitioners.

Graduating socially
responsible practitioners.

Why choose Adler University?

Adler University is founded on an important idea: Our health resides in our community life and connections. This is what drives our groundbreaking curricula and commitment to social responsibility. We work with those courageous enough to want to change the world. Our master's and doctoral degrees prepare students with the theory and practice to become agents of social change. In addition, our graduates report their degrees have led to employment, career satisfaction, and many more benefits.

We prepare practitioners for leading social change.

Students choose to study at Adler University for our unique programs, diverse faculty of practitioner-scholars, intensive curriculum, and practical training and internships—all focused on our mission to graduate socially responsible practitioners, engage communities, and advance social justice. According to our latest alumni surveys, over 91% of respondents report being employed within a year of graduation. In addition, 89% report having worked with individuals from traditionally underserved or underrepresented populations.

Our students find career fulfillment after graduation.

An advanced degree is a long-term investment in yourself, and 94% of alumni respondents report satisfaction with their decision to earn a graduate degree. In addition, they report their advanced degree has been valuable in:

  • Preparing for licensure and professional practice
  • Job preparation
  • Developing a professional network
  • Achieving personal growth

An Adler University education is versatile: Our graduates teach, maintain private practice, lead organizations and programs, and advocate for social justice.

Percentage of graduates reporting… …they have engaged in:
60% Advocacy and advancing social justice
43% Community engagement/organizing
42% Program development
41% Organization/program leadership
39% Teaching
36% Private practice

Read about our survey methodology.