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Adler University MA in Psychology: Specialization in Military Psychology

Chicago, IL

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MA in Psychology: Specialization in Military Psychology


Adler University | Introduction to MA in Psychology Program: Specialization in Military Psychology (Online Only)

Established in 1952, Adler University is a private, coeducational university located in Chicago, Illinois and Vancouver, British Columbia. Adler University also offers a fully online degree program.

A leader in preparing students for careers in industrial & organizational psychology, psychology, military psychology, clinical mental health counseling, and public administration, Adler University offers diverse programs in psychology including the MA in Psychology Program: Specialization in Military Psychology (Online Only).

Adler University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the American Psychological Association.

Adler University’s M.A. in Psychology: Specialization in Military Psychology focuses on long standing expertise in military cultural competency and commitment to social justice, producing psychology and mental health professionals with specialized training to work effectively with military veterans and their families.

Course Description | MA in Psychology Program: Specialization in Military Psychology Online

The Master of Arts in Psychology: Specialization in Military Psychology is delivered completely online. It consists of thirteen eight-week courses and can be completed in as little as 12 months. Nearly all faculty members are veterans or experienced military professionals with firsthand understanding of this unique culture and a deep commitment to Adler’s mission.

Online coursework includes:

Operational Psychology for the Military

Ethics, Morality and Social Justice in the Military

Psychological Resilience and Positive Psychology

Department of Defense and VA Health Care Systems

Culture and Diversity in the Military

This curriculum immerses students in every aspect of mental health and the U.S. military and veteran population. Ideal for civilians as well as military personnel, veterans, retired service members, and military/veteran spouses who want a new career. Candidates may continue their existing professional and personal commitments as they complete assignments and coursework around a flexible online schedule. Students will earn their degree online in as little as 12 months.

Students will have a purpose by helping veterans and members of service their mental health. Prospective students are encouraged to request more information about the program.

Admissions | Adler University Graduate Program

Admission to Adler University is competitive and students are expected to submit all completed materials at the time of their application. Prospective students can request more information about Adler University admission process.

Students applying to Adler University’s graduate program are expected to satisfy the following criteria:

- Hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.

- Present an academic record that demonstrates ability to fulfill the academic demands of the program. Successful applicants typically have a GPA of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale for undergraduate coursework.

- Practicum or work experience in psychology or a related field is highly desirable and is considered in the evaluation of applicants.

- Complete the equivalent of 18 semester-credit hours in psychology with grades of "C" or better, including the following prerequisite course subjects: General or Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality and Research Methods or Statistics. Equivalent coursework in other social sciences may also be considered. Students may be admitted prior to completing these prerequisites, but all students must complete these courses by the end of their first semesters of enrollment at Adler University.

- Approved applicants will be invited to complete interviews as the final step in the application process. Applicants should submit all application materials to the Office of Admissions prior to the application deadline.

Adler University Graduate Program | Financial Aid

Students who would like to apply for need-based financial aid should submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in accordance with the application timelines. By submitting the FAFSA, each student is automatically considered for need-based grant and scholarship programs.

School Accreditation The Higher Learning Commission
Program Accreditation Not Reported
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Students Students Worldwide


Minimum GPA
Not Reported
Standardized Tests Required for Admission
Transfer Credits Accepted

Location & Contact

Student Contact Michelle Tiwade
Director of Admissions
Phone: 312-662-4085 Address17 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60602
United States