How has a master's degree from the Gordon F. Derner Institute benefited these alumni?

Pursuing a master’s degree at the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies opens up a wealth of career options in just about every field—from healthcare to social service to business.

With small classes and seminars led by personable and knowledgeable faculty, Derner brings out the best in its students. Derner offers rich clinical experiences and ample opportunities to conduct research alongside leading scholars. The expertise and connections gained at Derner enable alumni to excel in their chosen fields.

Fortunately, you don’t just have to take our word for it. Here, you can see for yourself what Derner master’s program alumni have accomplished and what they have to say about their experiences.

Gregory Haggerty, M.A. ’03, Ph.D. ’08

The assistant director of residency training at Nassau University Medical Center calls his Derner experience pivotal.

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Bernadine Waller, M.A. ’10

The assistant director of experiential learning at Adelphi’s Center for Career Development employs her graduate education on a daily basis.

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Mitch Nagler, M.A. ’06

At Derner, he discovered his passion for counseling college students with autism spectrum disorder.

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