Explore the human mind and human behavior in a degree program that challenges you to put psychology to work. Discover how professionals trained in understanding people and working towards positive resolutions are working across fields and industries beyond healthcare, including business, technology, and more. Find a career niche you’re passionate about and develop a plan to get there.
We build two internships into our program to help you gain relevant field experience using what you’ve learned. Our faculty will work with you to find great opportunities that support your goals.
This program also allows for a high degree of personalization. In addition to completing rigorous core curriculum courses, you can choose four courses from the General Psychology cluster and the Behavioral and Mental Health cluster that interest you most.
If a PsyD or other program is in your future, D’Youville has an excellent track record for connecting graduates to top schools for further study—about half of our B.A. in Psychology students go on to earn advanced degrees.
Your path toward your psychology degree includes core courses plus four courses from either the General Psychology cluster or Behavioral and Mental Health cluster:
In addition to meeting our general undergraduate admission requirements, applicants to the B.A. in Psychology must present the following:
First Time in College Freshman Requirements:
Transfer Admission Required Review Criteria:
Tuition and fees vary based on your program of study and whether you are considered a full- or part-time student. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and can be applied to full- and part-time status.
The tuition breakdown follows our cohort, trimester model. Completing your degree in three years instead of four gets you into the career market and earning a salary faster.
Transfer students may apply up to 90 previously earned credits to their online degree. At least one half of the major requirements (30 credits) must be completed with D’Youville.
|Full Program Tuition||$500 per credit hour||$60,000|
|Full Program Fees||$160 (full time)*||$1,280|
|Full Program Total||$61,280|
|Tuition with maximum transfer credits (up to 90)||$500 per credit hour||$15,000|
|Fees with maximum credit transfer (up to 90)||$160 (full time)*||$480|
|Full Program Total with Transfer Credits||$15,480|
Graduates with degrees in psychology typically pursue one of two career paths: either directly entering the workforce through an entry-level position in a variety of industries or pursuing graduate study to earn an advanced degree in counseling, psychology, or another related field.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts job growth of 14% for psychologists through 2026, with similarly positive outlooks for many related careers.
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