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Chloe G. Bland, Ph.D.
Chairperson

Henderson Hall 217

Phone: (973) 290-4104
cbland@cse.edu

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Valerie Scott, Ed.D.
M.A. Director

Henderson Hall 222C

Phone: (973) 290-4107
vscott@cse.edu

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Marianne G. Dunn, Ph.D.
Director, Psy.D. Program

Henderson Hall 222B

Phone: (973) 290-4111
mdunn01@cse.edu

Psychology

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Voices of CSE: Danielle Crosson, '20

Human trafficking, corruption, and fraud – these topics are typically reserved for the subject of evocative headlines. However, Danielle Crosson, '20, spent eight weeks fighting these serious crimes with the Newark division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As part of the FBI's prestigious Honors Internship Program, Crosson was able to work on real, time-sensitive cases.

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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.

Undergraduate

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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Graduate

1. Close, ongoing professional relationships with dedicated faculty.
2. Experienced guidance and support through your research and dissertation.
3. Emphasis on social justice and advocacy.
4. Four-year program completion.
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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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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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Faculty and Staff

Thomas C. Barrett, Ph.D.

Professor
(973) 290-4106
tbarrett@cse.edu
Henderson Hall 222E

Chloe G. Bland, Ph.D.

Chairperson
Associate Professor
(973) 290-4104
cbland@cse.edu
Henderson Hall 217

Daniel Cruz, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor
(973) 290-4027
dcruz@cse.edu
Henderson Hall 222D

Marianne G. Dunn, Ph.D.

Psy.D. Director
Assistant Professor
(973) 290-4111
mdunn01@cse.edu
Henderson Hall 222B

Patricia Heindel, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Professional Studies
(973) 290-4102
pheindel@cse.edu
Santa Rita Hall 404

Valerie Scott-Exposé, Ed.D.

Director, M.A. Programs
Professor
(973) 290-4107
vscott@cse.edu
Henderson Hall 222C

Ellen Lohsen

Academic Program Coordinator
(973) 290-4165
elohsen@cse.edu
Henderson Hall 222