16 months
826 USD/credit 20443 USD/year
826 USD/credit 20443 USD/year
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The M.S. in Psychology online degree program at Divine Mercy University is a unique 33-credit hour (24 core credits, 9 elective credits) that allows students to explore the richness of understanding behaviors, emotions, and thoughts through the study of psychology to aid self and others in flourishing. 


The Psychology students at Divine Mercy University learn to integrate a Catholic-Christian vision of the person with best practices in psychological theory, research, and intervention. It provides competency in the study of modern scientific psychology that helps you understand the human mind, emotions, and behaviors to foster human flourishing in a variety of applied settings. Finally, the program offers concentrations in:

  • Marriage and Family Studies
  • Leadership
  • Pre-PhD
  • Human Services Counseling
  • Self-designed (free choice of electives)


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 of over 60+ career options such as but not limited to:

  • Case Management
  • Human Services 
  • Market Research Analysis
  • Directing Volunteer and Ministry Programs
  • Teacher of Psychology
  • Psychological Associate
  • Residential youth counselor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Helping People Flourish: A Catholic-Christian Approach to Psychology
  • Relationship and Intervention Skills Theory and Application
  • The Catholic-Christian Vision of the Person
  • Human Growth & Development Across the Lifespan
  • Social Psychology, Groups and Diversity
  • Evidence-based Practice and Program Evaluation  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines




33 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited academic institution, or an internationally recognized institution.
  • Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA to be admitted. To be competitive, students should have at least a 2.75 GPA. Less competitive students may wish to submit GRE scores as well.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Resume including employment and other significant volunteer history.
  • Written statement of intent (indicating how your goals align with the goals of the program.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20443 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 826 USD per credit during 16 months.
  • National

    20443 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 826 USD per credit during 16 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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