Master's in Psychology (online) - Divine Mercy University

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The Master of Science in Psychology is a 36-credit hour, 100% online graduate program. It provides competency in the study of modern scientific psychology that helps you understand the human mind and behaviors for the application of service delivery.

It also provides advanced skills that enable students to become transformational leaders. These skills include:

  • the ability to recognize and respond to mental health challenges
  • how to effectively communicate and negotiate
  • the importance of interpersonal relationship building
  • ways to lead a team through crisis
  • how to manage a budget
  • strategies for program evaluation
  • fostering increased cultural awareness

With these skills and scientific knowledge of psychology, through Catholic-Christian teachings on human dignity, students are equipped for a wide variety of job opportunities, such as:

  • Case Management
  • Market Research Analysis
  • Directing Volunteer and Ministry Programs
  • Teacher of Psychology

Through DMU’s uniquely designed curriculum, you will thrive in your career and vocation, and excel as a mental health professional and advocate in your local community! Start your application today or schedule a call with an Admissions Advisor who can help guide you through the process.

By gaining an understanding of the whole person and not just their behaviors, you will be prepared to:


Help people flourish in their personal vocations and daily life.
Build and maintain relationships with clients, manage cases, and facilitate groups.
Act effectively in situations where de-escalation, negotiation, and crisis intervention are needed.
Examine in-depth theory and research associated with the diagnosis and treatment of common psychological problems.
Recognize the integrity and dignity of each person you encounter.
Recruit and lead a volunteer team.
Integrate research and program evaluation data to improve your practice and the delivery of services.