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Chloe G. Bland, Ph.D.
(973) 290-4104
Henderson Hall 217
Michelle M. Barrett, Ph.D.
Director, Psy.D. Program
(973) 290-4027
Henderson Hall 222D
Valerie Scott, Ed.D.
M.A. Director
(973) 290-4107
Henderson Hall 222C


CSE: Right for Me, Stephanie Anderson, '08

Stephanie was deeply inspired by the Sisters of Charity to live a life of service. On top of being a foster mother, she works as the Director of the Early Childhood Program at the West Essex YMCA. Listen to her speak about the role CSE played in shaping her future.

Program Offerings

The Psychology department offers undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees, with specializations in Counseling Psychology. Students gain a greater understanding of human behavior, the role of psychology in everyday life, and the importance of social justice within the human condition. Programs feature close professional relationships with professors and a supportive environment.


B.A. in Psychology

1. Students design and conduct original research studies and present their findings at local and national conferences.
2. Students attain internships at places like Jersey Battered Women's Service, NJ AIDS Services and Avenel STU.
3. CSE has an on-campus chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology.
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Minor in Psychology


Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology

1. Close, ongoing professional relationships with dedicated faculty.
2. Experienced guidance and support through your research and thesis.
3. Proximity to major metropolitan area, with multiple research sites and institutions.
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M.A. in Counseling Psychology

1. A mental health specialization meets the educational requirements for licensure as a professional counselor in New Jersey.
2. A school counseling specialization meets the educational requirements for certification as a School Counselor in New Jersey.
3. A counseling psychology specialization prepares students to apply for doctoral training in Psychology.
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Combined B.A. in Psychology to M.A. in Counseling Psychology

1. The Combined Baccalaureate to Master's Degree Program enables highly motivated undergraduate students to transition into the 30 credit M.A. in Counseling Psychology program while still completing the College's baccalaureate program.
2. The Combined Degree program allows students planning to apply to doctoral programs or who want to utilize psychology for personal enrichment, to improve their professional life, and/or realize future career potential, to complete a seamless transition from undergraduate to graduate work.
3. Students completing the Combined Degree would be eligible to apply for admission to our Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology doctoral program.
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What Students Are Saying

Tesla Egan, '18
"CSE has everything I need to reach my goals and with my family history, it was an easy decision. Every professor I have encountered here has been a really good supporter and made me be a better version of myself."
– Tesla Egan, '18

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Faculty and Staff

Michelle M. Barrett, Ph.D.

Director, Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology
Associate Professor

(973) 290-4027

Henderson Hall 222D

Thomas C. Barrett, Ph.D.


(973) 290-4106

Henderson Hall 222E

Chloe G. Bland, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

(973) 290-4104

Henderson Hall 217

Marianne G. Dunn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

(973) 290-4111

Henderson Hall 222B

Valerie Scott-Exposé, Ed.D.

Director, M.A. Programs

(973) 290-4107

Henderson Hall 222C

Melanie A. Conti, M.A.


(973) 290-4355

Santa Maria Hall 43

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