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What we are
A high-quality academic institution with cutting-edge programs for graduate and adult learners throughout our seven schools and colleges:
• College of Arts and Sciences
• College of Nursing and Public Health
• College of Professional and Continuing Studies
• Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology
• Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
• Ruth S. Ammon School of Education
• School of Social Work

Who we are
• More than 2,700 graduate and doctoral students

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The University Libraries provide access to:
• 600,000 volumes
• 300,000 microforms
• 200,000 e-book titles
• 85,000 electronic journal titles
• 12,000 audiovisual materials
• 272 electronic databases
• Meeting space for group projects or tutoring

Graduate Programs

• Adolescent (High School) Education
- English
- Mathematics
- Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, or Physics)
- Social Studies

• Adolescent Teaching
Students with Disabilities (Pre-service Dual Generalist)
- Arts 7-12/SWD Generalist
- Biology 7-12/SWD Generalist
- Chemistry 7-12/SWD Generalist
- Earth Science 7-12/SWD Generalist
-English Language 7-12/SWD Generalist
- Mathematics 7-12/SWD Generalist
- Physics 7-12/SWD Generalist
- Social Studies 7-12/SWD Generalist

• Adolescent Teaching Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings

• Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

• Applied Mathematics and Statistics
- Applied Mathematics
- Statistics

• Art Education (PreK-Grade 12)

• Bilingual Childhood Special Education in Inclusive Settings

• Biology
- Biotechnology
- Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology
- Molecular Biology
- Physiology

• Business Administration
- Accelerated MBA in Professional Business Administration
- Global MBA

• Childhood Education (Elementary)

• Childhood Special Education

• Childhood Special Education in Inclusive Settings

• Communication Disorders: Speech-Language Pathology

• Community Health Promotion

• Computer Science
- Cybersecurity
- Game Development
- Software Engineering

• Creative Writing

• Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2)

• Early Childhood Special Education

• Educational Technology

• Educational Theatre

• Educational Theatre P-12

• Emergency Management: Homeland Security Track

• Environmental Studies
- Global Human Environment
- Global Physical Environment 

• Exercise Science

• General Psychology
- Human Resource Management
- Substance Abuse Counseling

• Health Education

• Healthcare Informatics

• Infant Mental Health and Developmental Practice 

• Literacy Education (Birth-Grade 12)

• Management
- Accounting
- Finance
- Health Services Administration
- Human Resource Management
- Management
- Management Information Systems
- Marketing
- Sport Management

• Mental Health Counseling
- Global Mental Health
- Substance Abuse Counseling

• Nursing Administration

• Nursing Education

• Nutrition

• Physical Education

• Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

• Public Health

• School Psychology
- Bilingual Extension

• Social Work
- Bilingual School Social Work
- Social Work—Low Residency

• Sport Management

• Supply Chain Management

• Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

• Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) P-12

Online Programs

• Art Education

• Autism and Severe or Multiple Disabilities Advanced Certificate 

• Autism Spectrum Disorders Advanced Certificate 

• Educational Technology 

• Emergency Management

• Healthcare Informatics

• Nutrition

• Social Work—Low Residency

• Sport Management

Doctoral Programs

• Audiology

• Clinical Psychology Practice (DNP) in Adult Gerontology Primary Care

• Nursing 

• School Psychology (PsyD)

• Social Work

• Speech-Language Sciences and Disorders

Certificates (including Advanced, Graduate, and Post-graduate Certificates) 

• Accounting
- Advanced
- Basic

• Addiction Studies

• Adolescence Special Education

• Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

• Autism and Severe or Multiple Disabilities 

• Autism Spectrum Disorders 

• Basic Sciences for Health Professions 

• Bilingual Education

• Bilingual Extension to the TSSLD Certification

• Bilingual Pupil Personnel 

• Bilingual School Social Work 

• Bilingual Special Education 

• Bilingual Speech and Language Disorders

• Child, Adolescent, and Family Psychotherapy 

• Childhood Special Education 

• Clinical Psychology (Respecialization)

• Community Health Promotion 

• Early Childhood Education 

• Early Childhood Special Education 

• Educational Theatre P-12

• Emergency Management 

• Finance 

• Group Psychotherapy 

• Health Education 

• Healthcare Informatics 

• Human Resource Management 

• License Qualifying Program in Psychoanalysis

• Literacy Education (Birth-Grade 12)

• Management 

• Middle School Education 

• Nursing Administration 

• Nursing Education 

• Physical Education: Non-teacher Certification

• Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 

• Psychoanalysis 

• School District Leadership

• Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Adelphi University is dedicated to transforming students’ lives with a personalized approach to education—and geared to your academic and future career success. Adelphi offers master’s degree programs that respond to in-demand jobs in the market.

Our Center for Career and Professional Development helps baccalaureate and master’s-level students and graduates with internships—and helps them prepare for job interviews and with résumé development.

As a graduate student at Adelphi University, you’ll be engaged in your studies and encouraged to succeed. You’ll benefit from an increased emphasis on world-class academics, close mentoring, and innovative, hands-on learning experiences that will make you stand out. We’re proud of the successes of our students—in the classroom and beyond.

In addition to its Garden City campus, Adelphi offers graduate programs at all three of its centers around New York—the Manhattan Center, Hauppauge Education and Conference Center, and Hudson Valley Center. 

Adelphi graduates are highly sought after for managerial and leadership positions. In a recent survey, 96% of master’s graduates who were employed had jobs related to their majors within one year of graduation.

Earning a graduate degree at Adelphi means joining a powerful, well-connected network of alumni—100,000 strong and growing.

You’ll benefit from innovative programs, flexible scheduling, expert faculty, and easy access to New York City. You’ll also find a wide array of almost 90 individualized certificate and graduate programs in the creative arts, education, business, social work, science, and health care. Our programs are tailored by professionals working in their fields who are dedicated to student success. And we are always growing with an eye toward the demands of the contemporary work environment. 

Adelphi offers seven online programs, including the MS in Healthcare Informatics, Nutrition, and Emergency Management and the Master of Social Work. Responding to the challenges of rapidly growing industries, Adelphi has added a Global MBA and master’s in Public Health, Supply Chain Management, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, and Educational Technology to an already successful stable of programs. And our $76 million, 100,000-sq. ft. Nexus Building, which opened in fall 2016, houses ultramodern simulation laboratories and technology-rich classrooms.

Adelphi has a history of producing highly trained and dedicated professionals who have benefited from our faculty mentors, counselors, job search services, and on-campus resources. The Center for Career and Professional Development offers workshops, visits by premier recruiters, personalized counseling, intensive résumé assistance, and more to give you the competitive edge in your internship or job search.

Opportunities abound for Adelphi graduates. If you’re interested in learning more about a specific program, there’s someone at each of our eight schools and colleges waiting to help you. 

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69 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Adult & Geriatric Nursing            
Art and Fine Arts                
Clinical Psychology                
Communication Sci & Disorders                
Community Health                
Counseling & Therapy                
Creative Writing                
Curriculum & Instruction              
Early Childhood Education              
Educational Leadership              
Educational Technology                
Elementary Education              
Emergency Management                
Environmental Studies                
Evening MBA Programs                
Executive MBA Programs                
General MBA                
Health Education                
Human Resource Management                
MBA - Finance                
MBA - International Business                
Nurse Administration              
Nurse Education              
Nursing Informatics            
Physical Education              
Psychiatric Nursing              
Psychology - General                
Reading & Literacy              
School Psychology                
Secondary Education              
Social Work - Doctoral              
Social Work - MSW              
Special Education              
Speech Pathology                
Sports & Fitness Management              
Supply Chain Management                
TESOL Education              
Teacher Certification              
Teaching Art                
Teaching English                
Teaching Math                
Teaching Music                
Teaching Other Subjects                
Teaching Science                


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2,482 students

1,266 full-time

1,216 part-time




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