Argosy University, Orange County Campus

Argosy University, Orange County

Featuring a gorgeous, temperate climate, sunny beaches and a host of cultural and entertainment options, our Orange County campus is just minutes from one of the many freeways that connect the Southern California basin, with Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Riverside, California, less than an hour away.

601 South Lewis Street
Orange, CA 92868

Phone: 714-620-3700 | Toll Free: 800-716-9598

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Our Student Services Department offers a variety of resources to help you during your time as a student at Argosy University. Contact us for more information about each of these services.


Tutors are available (at no charge) to provide ancillary support and help with select classes. Computer and software tutorials are also available 24/7 via the Campus Common.


Available counseling services may include short-term counseling, consultation, and referral to community agencies. Local referral lists may also be available for counseling services we do not provide.

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Optional health insurance is available to students through an outside agency. Students should contact our Student Services Department for information about obtaining this insurance.

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Argosy University offers a wide range of personal and professional opportunities designed to support educational programs and learning needs that are not available through courses or practicum. Offerings may include student government associations, lecture/workshop series, and special-interest groups.

Disability services

Argosy University provides accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. The Disability Services office assists qualified students with disabilities in acquiring reasonable and appropriate accommodations and in supporting equal access to services, programs and activities.

Students who seek reasonable accommodations should notify the Disabilities Services Coordinator in the Student Services Department of their specific limitations and, if known, their specific requested accommodations. Students will be asked to supply medical documentation of the need for accommodation. Classroom accommodations are not retroactive, but are effective only upon the student sharing approved accommodations with the instructor. Therefore, students are encouraged to request accommodations as early as feasible with the Disability Services Coordinator to allow for time to gather necessary documentation. If you have a concern or complaint in this regard, please contact the Disability Services Coordinator located in our Student Services Department. Complaints will be handled in accordance with the school’s Internal Grievance Procedure for Complaints of Discrimination and Harassment.

News & Events

Orange County’s Dr. Wendee to Lead New Research Lab


Orange County’s Dr. Wendee to Lead New Research Lab

Dr. Paul Wendee, department chair of the Graduate School of Business and Management and the College of Arts and Sciences at Argosy University, Orange County, is heading up a new research lab called “FIVE” – Finance, Investment, Value Creation, and Entrepreneurship.


Dr. Wendee’s doctoral level dissertation showed that there are over 60 dimensions of value that a person should examine in business. He is a writer and financial advisor, and is currently working on a chapter for a book on “business value and succession planning.”


Read more about Dr. Wendee’s research lab here:

American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California Celebrates Dr. Marc Lubin


American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California Celebrates Dr. Marc Lubin
The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California recently held a luncheon in honor of Dr. Marc Lubin. Lubin, who had dedicated 40 years of service to the university, retired from his full-time position last year.

Marc Lubin, PhD is a Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California (ASPP, Southern California).
Dr. Lubin received his PhD from the Committee on Human Development in Clinical Psychology at the University of Chicago in 1968. He went on to complete his initial postdoctoral fellowship in Chicago at Michael Reese Hospital in 1969, and then completed an advanced postdoctoral fellowship and then a staff member position at the Austen Riggs Center in Massachusetts.

During that time he was able to attend small seminars with Erik Erikson and other senior psychoanalysts as part of his training and ongoing staff role. He then returned to Chicago in 1973 to become a teacher-psychologist at the Orthogenic School at the University of Chicago and worked with severely disturbed children as a classroom teacher.

At that time, his focus was on both teaching emotionally disturbed children and observing the positive impact of milieu therapy on the patients at the School, which had been founded by Bruno Bettelheim. Shortly before leaving the Orthogenic School in 1977, he began teaching at the first pre-Argosy University program that began in 1976, the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, as well as privately consulting to teachers and therapists. He also started and has maintained a private clinical practice since 1978. After serving as Faculty Chair, Dean of Faculty, and Campus Dean at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago in his 25 years at that institution, he joined the new ASPP, Southern California initially as Dean of Psychology and Psy.D. Program Chair in 2002. He resigned from his administrative posts in 2006 to become a full time core faculty member.

Over his over 40 years of clinical practice and teaching, Dr. Lubin has maintained a strong interest in both psychotherapy and in the teaching of psychotherapy to doctoral students.

Orange County’s Dr. Gary Bruss to Speak at UC Irvine


Orange County’s Dr. Gary Bruss to Speak at UC Irvine

Dr. Gary Bruss, program dean and associate professor for clinical psychology at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California will speak with a post baccalaureate class at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) about “Career Pathways in Psychology.” The lecture will take place at UCI on February 21, 2017.

Dr. Bruss holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University, a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Illinois State University, and a bachelor of arts from Ohio State University. He completed a pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at The Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and spent an additional nine years as a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at a Pennsylvania hospital where he functioned as a teacher, clinician, and researcher.

He also held the position of associate director of the Acute Inpatient Psychiatry Unit for several years. His clinical research background includes working as an associate in the Dave Garroway Laboratory for the Study of Depression. Dr. Bruss has published and presented his findings at several national scientific conferences. He also held an appointment as a clinical assistant professor of psychology in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

His professional experience includes work as a psychotherapist, psychodiagnostician, and consultant. Dr. Bruss’ interests include psychopathology, psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychological testing, and infertility medicine. He joined Argosy University in 2001, and has served the program in an administrative and teaching capacity since that time.

Right to Refuse Treatment workshop at American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California


Right to Refuse Treatment workshop at American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California

The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California, as part of its, Life-Long Learning Initiative, presents a workshop for currently enrolled students. Presented by faculty member Dr. Stephen Berger, “The Right to Refuse Treatment” will take place on Wednesday, February 15, from 12 – 1 pm at the school.

For more information, to RSVP or to request accommodations in connection with this event, please contact Ellen Shiffman at



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