Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Program Details

Next Start Date: Fall 2021
Credit Hours: 120
Cost Per Credit: $500
Estimated Completion Time: 1-4 years

D'Youville is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Turn your passion for understanding people into a career helping them with D’Youville’s unique, online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

In D’Youville’s psychology program you’ll explore the human mind and human behavior, but you’ll also put what you learn to work, early and often. You’ll move beyond healthcare to explore how professionals trained in understanding people and working towards positive resolutions are working across fields and industries to take on high-demand careers in business, technology, and more. And if your undergraduate degree is just your first step, you’ll join a program with a track record for connecting graduates to top schools for further study.

There’s a wealth of career options as a graduate and, at D’Youville, we’ve designed our program to help you explore them. Discover what you’re most passionate about and work towards making that your career.

With 2 internships built into our program, you’ll put what you’re learning in the classroom to work in the field. Our faculty will work with you to find the perfect internships for you and your career.

About half of our graduates go on to earn an advanced degree. If that’s your path, our program is designed to get you there. We take pride in what our D’Youville Saints accomplish — even after they’ve left us.

Courses and Requirements

Take the next step toward career advancement

With 2 unique clusters to explore our program helps students focus on what most interests them. In each, you’ll discover the diversity of ways in which psychology applies to human behavior and how that understanding can be used to solve real-world problems across fields and industries.

Students must complete all the course requirements along with 4 courses from each of the clusters below.

Admission Requirements

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.

Use the Online Course Equivalency database to see whether the courses you’ve taken at other institutions can be counted towards a degree at D’Youville.

To apply, prospective students must:

  • Complete our free online application
  • Forward official transcripts
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.33 on a 4.0 scale

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees vary based on your program of study and whether you are considered a full- or part-time student. Financial aid can be applied to full- and part-time status.

The tuition breakdown follows our cohort, trimester model. Completing in 3-years versus 4-years allows for an additional year of high-salary earning power.

What will my degree cost?
Cost Total
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
Total with Transfer Credits $15,480

*This program takes an estimated three to eight semesters to complete, depending on transfer credits.

Career Outcomes

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 continuing their education through graduate study.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts job growth of 14% for psychologists through 2026, with similarly positive outlooks for many related careers.

Financial Aid

D’Youville is committed to ensuring every student can afford a quality education. All D’Youville online students are matched with a personal tuition planner, who works closely with you to understand your options.

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Military Students

D’Youville has been recognized as a top military-friendly school. Service members, their spouses, and their children may all be eligible for certain services and education benefits.

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