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BA/MA 5-Year Program in Psychology

Plan ahead and complete your MA in psychology in less time.

As an Adelphi undergraduate psychology student, you can complete a master’s degree program in General Psychology in less time with less cost. Through the five-year BA/MA program, students will take two graduate courses per semester starting in the fall of their fourth (or senior) year. They will also study during the summer between their fourth and fifth years to ensure timely degree completion.

Adelphi psychology students listen in classThe program offers three tracks:

  • general psychology;
  • general psychology with a concentration in human resource management;
  • general psychology with a concentration in substance abuse counseling (with eligibility for CASAC-T (credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselor-trainee) certification.

Program entry points:

  • Incoming first-year students may apply directly to the Five-Year BA/MA in General Psychology.
  • Students who are already enrolled in the BA in General Psychology and meet the GPA requirements can apply for the Five-Year BA/MA program once they have completed particular steps in the major.

Final approval is granted by the chair of the undergraduate psychology department.

The continuity and cohesiveness of the graduate and undergraduate curriculum make this an attractive option for those who want to accelerate their graduate degree in preparation for further advanced study.

» Application for BA/MA Program in Psychology

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Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology
p – 516.877.4800

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