Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology
University of Northwestern St. Paul

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology provides the theoretical background for how psychological, behavioral, cultural and social factors influence health and illness.

Students will gain the knowledge and skills used in occupations that assist persons on the autism spectrum, with developmental disabilities, as well as those using behavioral management techniques.

A health psychology degree will prepare the student for a variety of roles, such as:

  • Individual and family services
  • Psychiatric and substance abuse centers
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • School psychology
  • Healthcare
  • Autism support and services


Criteria includes evidence of a new birth in Jesus Christ. Willingness to abide by the conduct expectations as outlined in the “Declaration of Christian Community.” Likelihood of academic success at Northwestern. Three years of post-high school work/life experience. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) from all previous college work. Required essay. Official high school transcript or an official GED certificate (if fewer than 60 transfer college credits). All official transcripts from postsecondary institutions. English language proficiency (if applicable).

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission