October 2, 2014
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Derner Institute Graduates Find Career Success

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A 2014 survey has found that graduates from Adelphi’s Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies are attaining fulfillment and career opportunities shortly after graduation.

Among the students graduating from the Mental Health Counseling program, 71 percent obtained their first job in the field during their studies or within three months of graduation. For students with a master’s in General Psychology, the number was 76 percent.

Many General Psychology graduates aspire to become doctors in the field, and the survey revealed that an impressive 61 percent of them attain this goal. In addition, 79 percent of graduates have participated in research after their time at Adelphi.

The Derner Institute is giving students the tools they need to understand the human mind and find success.

» Read more about recent graduates and their post-graduation achievements

M.A. in General Psychology

76% of graduates employed within 3 months of graduation.

61% success rate among graduates who pursue a doctorate.

M.A. in Mental Health Counseling

71% of graduates employed in the field during their studies or within 3 months of graduation.

Of these jobs…

21% are leadership positions.

34% are in private practice (full-time or part-time).

24% are teaching positions.

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.

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