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M.S. in Psychology - Health Psychology

Walden University



Students in this online M.S. in Psychology - Health Psychology degree program from Walden University will gain a multidisciplinary perspective that is needed for applying psychology and public health theories and principles to understand the effects of illness and stress.

While in this online degree in health psychology program, students will examine the biological, psychological, and social factors that influence health, and will gain the knowledge and skills that are needed for working with illness prevention and health promotion.

While partaking in the online health psychology classes, students will study a number of areas related to the filed, including:

  • Foundations for Graduate Study in Psychology
  • Contemporary Issues in Psychology
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Statistics
  • Health Psychology
  • Research Design
  • Essentials of Public Health: A Case Study
  • Stress and Coping
  • Social, Behavioral, and Cultural Factors in Health
  • Program Evaluation

This is an ideal program for any individual who is looking to gain the knowledge and understanding that is needed for working in areas of research, project management, and behavior within settings of primary care, inpatient medical units, and community agencies.

All applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

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

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