Admissions

A message from Adler Graduate School's Admissions Director:

In the Adlerian philosophy of inclusion, the Adler Graduate School welcomes the applications of all qualified people.  We review all applications with serious consideration and work with each of you to achieve the best possible result.
I'd be more than happy to give you a tour! Please feel free to stop in Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm or by appointment.

Thank you,

Ev Haas
Director of Admissions

 

Master’s Degree Applicants

All applicants seeking the Master's degree will be expected to submit the following materials for a complete application file by the application deadline:

  • START YOUR APPLICATION (please note you will be required to write a 500 word personal goal statement)
  • Official transcripts indicating the degree conferred
  • Three letters of recommendation complete with accompanying form for each (at least one recommendation must be a professional reference)
  • Non-refundable $50 application fee

Adlerian Studies Online applicants seeking the Master’s degree will be expected to submit the additional materials for a complete application file by the application deadline:

  • An interview with the Program Director, either via Skype or on the phone.  A digital photo (.jpg) must accompany phone interviews.

*Please note the only Master’s tracks available online at this time are: Adlerian Studies, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Co-Occurring Disorders

Certificate Program / Licensure Completion / Non-Degree Seeking Applicants

All applicants seeking a certificate program, licensure completion with a previous Master’s degree, or non-degree seeking students will be expected to submit the following materials for a complete application file by the application deadline:

  • START YOUR APPLICATION (please note the application directions as you will be directed to only complete portions of the full application)
  • Official transcripts indicating the degree conferred
  • Non-refundable $50 application fee

Re-Admission

All applicants seeking re-admission please see the Re-Admission page.

 

Application Deadlines

All application deadlines are one month before the first day of the session of enrollment.

*Please note the mandatory New Student Orientation and Grad School 101 dates for each term.

Start Date

Deadline Date

*Orientation

*Grad School 101

Feb. 15, 2016

Jan. 15

Feb. 1

Feb. 6

April 4, 2016

March 4

March 14

March 19

May 16, 2016

April 16

May 2

May 7

July 5, 2016

June 5

June 20

June 25

August 15, 2016

July 14

August 1

August 6

September 26, 2016

August 26

September 12

September 17

For session start and end dates click here.

 

Application Process

Once all portions of your application have been submitted, your application will be reviewed by the appropriate program staff. Additional information will be gathered as needed. You may be asked to interview with program staff. A decision will be made and you will be informed via email.

  • Admitted residential students must attend New Student Orientation two weeks before the session begins and Grad School 101 two Saturdays before the start of enrollment.  Students who do not attend the mandatory New Student Orientation and Grad School 101 will be required to postpone enrollment for one term. 
  • Admitted online students will participate in OL Grad School 101 approximately two weeks before the first class starts.

All students (Master’s, Certificate, Licensure, and Non-Degree) may only begin classes if, by New Student Orientation, they submit the following:

  • A completed Intent to Enroll form
  • Immunization form
  • Tuition Agreement form

For approved payment options, please refer to Tuition and Fees.

 

Effective April 1, 2010