Adelphi University

12 months
1310 USD/credit
1310 USD/credit
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Improving people’s lives is the essence of psychology. We offer a master degree in Psychology at the Adelphi University.


We offer a master degree in Psychology at the Adelphi University. At Derner, we train skilled psychologists and counselors to be both scholars and practitioners. 

We ensure that our programs address the current and future needs of society, and we foster the critical reasoning skills and depth of understanding of human behavior that are critical for success in psychology and clinical practice.

The 36-credit traditional graduate-level training program promotes a strong foundation in the science and practice of psychology. Courses include Psychopathology, Developmental Psychology, Research Methods, Statistics and an option to study Cognition or Contemporary Theory and Thesis Seminar. 

Your career opportunities include:

  • Research in behavioral sciences
  • Clinical care coordination
  • Case management
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Behavioral health administration
  • Human resource management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Personality, Psychopathology Diagnosis 
  • Research Design 
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Consciousness and Cognition: Theories of the Mind 
  • Contemporary Views of Psychoanalytic Theory 
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A personal essay
  • Transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • Prerequisite courses: General Psychology and one additional elective (for example: Personality, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology or Developmental Psychology)
  • General GRE scores are recommended but not required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1310 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1310 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1310 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1310 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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