Psychology BA

Figuring out how to get your bachelor’s degree can be a full-time job. Especially when you already have a full-time job. We make it easy. Our Adult Degree Completion Program is your solution to completing a competitive bachelor's degree while meeting your family and career responsibilities.


Our Psychology major will prepare you for progress or transition into a variety of fields including nonprofit organizations, graduate work, entrepreneurial enterprises, private corporations and government agencies. We combine courses in theory, research, and practice with the opportunity to develop a special area of competence based on your interests. Our faculty includes recognized researchers, clinicians and professionals from relevant fields who serve as your advisors and career mentors.


Program Highlights

Pathways Student—Leona

The support I feel at Dominican has made my transition back to school such a joy.

—Joni Franzini,  '12


Possible Career Paths

  • Child Care Worker
  • Residential Youth Counselor
  • College Admissions Recruiter
  • Marketing or Sales Manager
  • Human Relations Professional
  • Graduate Study: MA, MS, MSW, PsyD, PhD


Sample Courses

  • Psychology of Career Choice
  • Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Social Psychology
  • Adult Development and Aging



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San Rafael is located 12 miles north of San Francisco.