Online Master’s Degrees: What’s the Difference?

If you're new to the mental health arena, you may be wondering what differs between an education in psychology versus counseling. To help you figure out which course of study matches your career and vocation goals, we've created a comparison chart (below). The best thing about our online master's degrees is that they are both rooted in the Catholic-Christian understanding of the human person, which will give you the ability to use your faith to heal people who face mental health challenges. Better yet - both master's degrees offer an Early Admissions Scholarship (up to $3000 off tuition)! Apply today to qualify for this limited-time offer! To learn more, contact us at 703-416-1441 or
About DMU
Divine Mercy University (DMU) is a Catholic graduate university of psychology and counseling programs. It was founded in 1999 as the Institute for the Psychological Sciences. The university offers a Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology, Master of Science (M.S.) in Counseling, Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, and Certificate Programs.