Admissions

Learn more about being an Adler Graduate School student

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:

  • ONLINE APPLICATION
  • 500 word personal goal statement
  • Official transcripts indicating the degree conferred
  • Three letters of recommendation complete with accompanying form for each (You may be asked to provide additional letters of recommendation as needed.)
    • RECOMMENDATION FORM
      1. Professional (employment/internship supervisor, etc.)
      2. Academic
      3. Other (NO immediate family)

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

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:

  • ONLINE APPLICATION (please note you will be required to write a 250-500 word personal goal statement depending on your program)
  • Letters of recommendation complete with accompanying form for each (see below)
    • RECOMMENDATION FORM
      • Professional (employment/internship supervisor, etc.)
      • Academic
      • Other (NO immediate family)
  • 250-500 word statement of purpose (see below)
  • Required program-specific submissions
    • Non-Degree Seeking students (Students-at-Large)
      • 250 word statement of purpose
    • School Counseling License-Only
      • 1 professional letter of recommendation
      • 500 word statement of purpose
    • Marriage and Family Therapy License-Only
      • 3 letters of recommendation (at least one professional)
      • 250 word statement of purpose
    • Co-Occurring Disorders Certificate
      • 2 letters of recommendation (at least one professional)
      • 250 word statement of purpose
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling Certificate/License-only
      • 3 letters of recommendation (at least one professional)
      • 500 word statement of purpose
    • Art Therapy Credential Only
      • 2 letters of recommendation (at least one professional)
      • 250 word statement of purpose
    • Adlerian Studies Certificate
      • 2 letters of recommendation (at least one professional)
      • 250 word statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts indicating the degree conferred

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 start term.

Start Date

Deadline Date

July 9, 2018

June 8
October 1, 2018 August 31
January 7, 2019 December 7, 2018

For a typical layout of session start and end dates click here.

For the most current academic calendar click here.

*There are two start terms for COD certificate applicants: spring and fall. Please note the correct start term on your application.

Application Process

Once all portions of your application have been submitted, your application will be reviewed by the appropriate program staff and you will be contacted to schedule your required admissions interview. Additional information will be gathered as needed.  An admissions decision will be made and you will be informed via email.

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 February 16, 2018