Need help with applying? Have questions about transfer credit? Every prospective student receives a personal advisor to assist with the registration process, answer questions about the program, or discuss academic and career goals - by email, phone or video. Your Dominican University personal advisor is waiting to help

This one-to-one academic counseling assures that you obtain accurate information from start to finish - the same advisor will be there to assist you throughout your Dominican University experience.

Academic Excellence

Our online courses focus on providing you with the knowledge you need to be more proficient in your job and advance your career.

New Lower Tuition

We’ve lowered online tuition by 25%. Your degree is within reach!

Tuition Deferment

Students who receive company or union reimbursements may defer payment until the completion of the term.

Your Personal Coach

Questions? Need help? The same person will be there to assist you throughout your Dominican University experience.

Program Details

The online psychology degree at Dominican University offers opportunities for broad experiential learning in preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities in the caring, social, and mental health fields. Courses are particularly geared to emphasize the social and psychological underpinnings of societal issues, and will guide your understanding of the complex inter-relationships that result from individuals interacting with their environment in contemporary society.

A background in Psychology will increase your employability regardless of the career you choose.  By studying psychology you will learn about how people develop, think, feel, and act. This knowledge will help you in a variety of settings.

You will receive a solid foundation in general psychology, theory, research, and application.  Upon completion of the degree,  you will be ready to pursue graduate studies in the fields of psychology, social work, education, guidance and counseling or to start working in any of the various human services and human relations areas, such as mental health, education, or human resources.

The online psychology degree requires 42 credits as well as 36 core general education requirements and 42 credits in liberal arts in order to achieve a robust liberal arts degree. 

*Online students have access to career counseling services and the fitness center and library at our Rockland County campus.

Dominican University’s Online Program was ranked #19 in the State of New York by BestCollege’s.com, a leading provider of higher education information and resources. 

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Transfer Credits

Transfer students may be accepted with:

  • A maximum of 70 credits from an accredited two-year institution.
  • A maximum of 90 credits from an accredited four-year institution .

A minimum of 30 credits must be completed at Dominican University for a degree.   

Growth Potential

With a psychology degree, you’re well placed to pursue a career in both arts and scientific fields, depending on your personal interests. With further study and training you will be able to serve as a psychologist, but even those who elect to enter the workforce immediately will have many options in  healthcare, education, mental health support, social work, therapy and counseling.

We Salute Veterans

Dominican University is a Military Friendly School that strongly supports veterans. If you have served, accept our thanks—and ask us about programs just for vets and their families.

Under the Yellow Ribbon Program, Dominican University offers up to $2,720 per student per year for undergraduate programs.

The Dominican University Online Advantage

Contact Rob Tyrrell today about becoming an online student at Dominican University.

Rob Tyrrell
Phone: 845-848-7907
Email: rob.tyrrell@duny.edu

Discover the Dominican University Online advantage and get started today!