Master of Arts:
This degree is intended to reach those who are seeking to enhance their role as a leader within a current position, professionally, communally, or personally to lead and promote socially connected systems and social change.. The course work will assist in the advancement of ones knowledge of leadership, with a foundation and understanding of leadership, positivist organizational theory, and Individual Psychology, with the goal to gain insight as to how each person can positively, impact relationships, and teams, within all contexts of interaction. Additionally, skills will be gained in leadership through facilitating individual and organizational well-being through encouragement and their knowledge, insights, and application of positive leadership principles. The application of this knowledge and a unique skill set which will enhance overall effectiveness in working with teams, organizations, and communities.
For those who intend to apply leadership theory in their daily interactions within their given profession, community leadership areas, social justice, education, ministry, healthcare (e.g. nursing), corporate organizations, parenting training, government agencies, and non-profit administration.
The mission of the Masters in Leadership Development is to foster personal and professional skills to develop and apply leadership skills which facilitate healthy and fulfilling relationships for people, organizations, and communities through the understanding and application of core concepts in the Individual Psychology of Alfred Adler and positive leadership theory.
Master of Arts Counseling
Receive specialized training in Art Therapy theory & practice through integrative & experiential courses. Students maintain their artistic integrity while choosing a focus on Marriage, Couples, & Family Counseling or Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Develop a professional identity with social interest in mind with an emphasis on art therapy.
- Available On-Campus Online Hybrid. All Art Therapy classes on campus or virtual face to face on Zoom
- Total Credits: 69-72
- Certificate Available
- Occupational Outlook: US Dept of Labor
Adler Graduate School’s counseling program prepares students to become professional counselors that offer ethical, culturally-responsive, wellness-oriented, and evidence-based preventive and therapeutic mental health services to diverse individuals, couples, and families. Click HERE to learn more about the program and our three specialty areas:
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Co-Occuring Disorders and Addiction Counseling
- Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling