Adelphi is here to answer your questions about earning your degree and finding a job in psychology. Find out what specializations you can earn in the Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology and what makes Adelphi the choice for you.
At the Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology you’ll gain real-world experience with expert faculty and 700 hours of fieldwork at a top New York agency. Our graduates go on to work in established institutions and social agencies in the New York area and across the country.
Why study psychology at Adelphi?
• International reputation for excellence
• Small classes
• Outstanding faculty at the top of their fields in neuroscience, human development, and clinical, cognitive, social and health psychology
• Emerging Scholars program gives you the chance to conduct research with faculty assistance
• Adelphi’s annual Research Conference and Psychology Day let you present your scholarship in a real conference setting.
• Internship opportunities with the Adelphi University Institute for Parenting; Atria Senior Living; New Hope Mental Health Counseling; Bridges to Adelphi program for students on the autism spectrum; New York State Office of Children and Family Services; and more
What kind of career will a degree in psychology prepare me for?
A bachelor’s degree in psychology provides a strong foundation for a career in business, education, law, marketing or human resources. Or, you can continue on for a graduate degree and a rewarding career as a clinical psychologist, school guidance counselor, researcher or college professor.
What results can you expect?
Ninety percent of our psychology graduates are employed or continuing their education within six months of graduating. They have gone on to rewarding careers as:
• Clinical psychologists
• School psychologists
• World-renowned researchers
Derner alumni can be found at such recognized institutions as:
• South Oaks Hospital, Northwell Health
• Mental Health Association of Nassau County
• ProHEALTH Care
• NYC Health and Hospitals of Elmhurst
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