The Health Psychology concentration of this online master’s in Psychology degree provides students the knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary to help teach people and communities about the importance of healthy lifestyles.
Health psychologists lead programs regarding smoking cessation, nutrition, eating disorders, and issues surrounding emotional stress and psychological coping. Students will learn to understand the psychological processes involved in people’s behavioral health choices. The curriculum includes studies of the biological, psychological, cultural, behavioral, social, and environmental factors that affect human health and illness.
Graduates can pursue a career in a variety of settings including:
- Private corporations
- Nonprofit agencies
- Healthcare clinics
- A baccalaureate degree
- GPA of 2.5
- Official transcripts
School Accreditation Statement
Western Association Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission