Pave the way for a rich and fulfilling psychology career in our world-renowned program.
Why Earn Your BA in Psychology?
A psychology degree opens the door to a career in many fields—banking, law, medicine, research, marketing, human resources and counseling/therapy practice. You can work as a clinical psychologist, a guidance counselor or a mental health counselor with additional training or schooling. Or you can become a researcher or professor by pursuing doctoral studies.
Why Major in Psychology at Adelphi?
- Study in small classes with expert faculty and learn through internships in local organizations.
- Gain a real research experience working directly with faculty through our Emerging Scholars Program —a yearlong intensive independent study.
- Graduate ready for a career or graduate school.
What can you do with a degree in psychology?
A psychology degree opens the door to a career in many fields—banking, law, medicine, research, marketing, human resources and counseling/therapy practice. You can work as a school psychologist, guidance or a mental health counselor with additional masters-level training. Or you can study to become a doctoral-level clinical or school psychologist and pursue a path in academia, research or practice.
Minor & Degree Options
Minor in Psychology
You can enhance an undergraduate major in any field with a minor in psychology. Whatever your calling is, psychology—the study of human thought and behavior—will deepen your sense of compassion, sharpen your analytical abilities and allow you to thrive in today’s global society.
General Psychology 4+1
Psychology majors at Adelphi have the opportunity to accelerate their path to a rewarding professional career by completing a joint master’s degree in five years.
Exceptional Hands-On Learning
Internships offer our students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain valuable experiences before graduation. We partner with many different organizations, both on and off campus, to offer our students opportunities for hands-on learning, including:
To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:
Transformative Educational Opportunities
All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape: