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Michelle McCoy Barrett, Ph.D.

Phone: (973) 290-4027
Office: Henderson Hall 222D

Thomas C. Barrett, Ph.D.
Psy.D. Coordinator

Phone: (973) 290-4106
Office: Henderson Hall 222E

Valerie Scott, Ed.D.
Master's Coordinator

Phone: (973) 290-4107
Office: Henderson Hall 222C


Psy.D. Program Emphasizes Helping the Underserved

Being part of the Psy.D. program has a personal and professional impact on students. One such student is Robert Ruiz (pictured above) of Morristown, now in his second semester of the four-year program.

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Program Offerings

The Psychology department offers undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees, with specializations in Counseling and Forensic 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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M.A. in Forensic Psychology and Counseling

1. Ability to carry transfer credits and select from the breadth of courses at CES.
2. Training includes law and legal aspects of the field.
3. Cohort-based education with a 2 1/2 year timeframe.
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Combined B.A. to M.A.

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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Barbara Beresova,'13What Students Are Saying

"When I first saw the College of Saint Elizabeth, I was blown away. It's beautiful and also very safe. I never applied anywhere else."
– Barbara Beresova, '13

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Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

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