June 26, 2014
Tagged: Derner School of Psychology, Adelphi University

Derner Master’s Alumni Move Ahead


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.

» View Gregory’s Profile


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.

» View Bernadine’s Profile


Mitch Nagler, M.A. ’06

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

» View Mitch’s Profile


About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

Tagged: Derner School of Psychology, Adelphi University