Accreditation

Graduating  
socially responsible practitioners  
engaging communities, and  
advancing social justice.

Graduating
socially responsible practitioners
engaging communities, and
advancing social justice.

Approvals

Documents confirming Adler’s accreditation status can be reviewed by contacting the University's Compliance Department.

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413
800.621.7440
info@hlcommission.org

Adler University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

American Psychological Association (APA)
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
202.336.5979
apaaccred@apa.org

Adler University offers a doctoral program in clinical psychology at the Chicago campus that is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions about the accreditation status of the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program can be directed to the address above.

The Adler Community Mental Health Internship Program and the Adler Juvenile Justice Internship Program at Adler Community Health Services (ACHS) is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

American Art Therapy Association (AATA)
225 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
888.290.0878

The Master of Arts (M.A) in Counseling Psychology: Art Therapy degree program at Adler University (Chicago Campus) is approved by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA, 22314
703.535.5990

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Adler University (Chicago Campus) is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Council of Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
1699 East Woodfield Road, Suite 300
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
847.944.1345

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling Psychology, Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling program at Adler University is accredited by the Council of Rehabilitation Education (CORE).

Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
112 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703.838.9808
coa@aamft.org

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Couple and Family Therapy program at Adler University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

Ministry of Advanced Education, Degree Quality Assessment Board (DQAB)
Government of British Columbia
P.O. Box 9177
Victoria, BC V8W 9H8
604.660.2421

All of Adler University's programs offered at the Vancouver campus are offered under the written consent of the British Columbia Minister of Advanced Education having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the Ministry. Note that prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs.

Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA)
401 East Sangamon Avenue
Springfield, Ilinois 62702
217.698.8110

Adler University is accredited as an Advanced Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor Training Program by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. (IAODAPCA). This certification process is based on the Illinois Model for Certification of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselors.