Bachelor of Arts


Ohio Dominican's Psychology program prepares graduates who are grounded in our liberal arts tradition and well versed in the science and application of psychology across multiple domains in the field.

Program Spotlight

  • Major and minor available in Psychology.
  • Small class sizes with faculty experienced in the field
  • Lab experiences provides a deeper understanding of psychological principles and research methods. 
  • Students assist in faculty research, engage in independent original research and present their research at an undergraduate conference.


Degrees & Courses

Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor, plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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Outcomes & Careers

Graduates are prepared to enter the workforce in a number of fields, including social services, education and business.

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Psych Department

Psychology Department

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Ohio Dominican is just minutes from downtown Columbus, where students have the opportunity to participate in one or more internships with a variety of companies and organizations. Central Ohio enjoys a diverse economy with many internship possibilities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Ohio Dominican's faculty and Career Development Center are eager to help interested students secure relevant internship experiences.

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, which supports and rewards excellence in scholarship, and the advancement of the science of psychology. Students who have met the qualifications in the areas of academic achievement and meaningful involvement in activities related to psychology are invited to become members.

Please email Dr. Anne Crimmings, faculty advisor, for more information.

Psychology Club

The Psychology Club provides a variety of opportunities for students interested in the field of psychology, including on-campus lectures, group activities and empirical research projects. The group also provides information on off-campus speakers, graduate school and undergraduate psychology conferences.

Please email Dr. John Marazita, faculty advisor, for more information.

ODU's Psychology curriculum is aligned with the American Psychology Association guidelines for quality undergraduate programming.

ODU is a member of the Ohio Psychological Association's Small College Roundtable.



Panther Perspective

Anthony Sumpter shares how Ohio Dominican University's Psychology program is helping him connect his passion with a purpose.

Have Questions? Contact Us!

For program questions, contact:

John Marazita, Ph.D.
Department Head
Sansbury Hall, Room 208
(614) 251-4687

For admission questions, contact:

Undergraduate Admission

Griffin Student Center, 203
(614) 251-4500
(800) 955-OHIO (955-6446)


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