Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology

Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology

The nation’s first university-based professional school of psychology, we are recognized today as global leaders, with programs that integrate research, theory and practice.

A Best College

U.S. News ranked us a Best College, Best Grad School and Best Undergraduate Psychology Program — and the Wall Street Journal/Best Colleges ranked Adelphi #1 on Long Island.

Transforming Our Communities

Through our counseling work in nearby communities, Derner School of Psychology students and faculty are making a profound difference in the psychological health and well-being of our neighbors.

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Undergraduate Degrees

Named a U.S. News & World Report Best Undergraduate Psychology Program, we offer a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and a Minor in Psychology. Undergraduate students have access to a wide range of resources and research opportunities.

Graduate Degrees

At the Derner School of Psychology, we ensure that our Master's Degree Programs address the current and future needs of society, and we foster the critical reasoning skills and empathy in our students that are critical for success in psychology.

Doctoral and Advanced Study

Students in our Doctoral Psychology Program integrate research, theory and clinical practice. Broaden your expertise with our Respecialization in Clinical Psychology or Postgraduate and Advanced Certificates in a variety of specialties.

Patrick L. Ross Fellowship Fund

This fund enables our PhD students from underrepresented groups to pursue careers as psychologists and improve the mental health of people throughout our diverse society.

Mentoring Future Psychologists

The Mentoring Future Psychologists (MFP) Program provides culturally responsive mentoring for students who identify as part of historically underrepresented groups.

Awards & Recognitions

Commitment to Diversity

The Derner School of Psychology is committed to creating an inclusive environment.
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