Health Psychology - Integrated BS/MS
University of the Sciences has one of the few psychology programs on the East Coast where you may be eligible to earn both a BS and an MS in just five years. Our integrated, dual-degree program is a five-year program leading to both a BS in psychology and an MS in health psychology.
Valuable Service to Public Health
Health psychology is an emerging field that focuses on the biological, psychological and social factors that affect an individual’s well being. Society has become more conscious of the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. As a health psychologist your responsibilities will include developing ways to promote such healthy living and disease prevention. Since many chronic illnesses can be prevented or managed through modifying an individual’s lifestyle, you will provide a valuable service by helping people understand the variety of ways they can change their behavior to live better lives physically and emotionally.
Why University of the Sciences Should Be Your First Choice
- A primary focus on preparing you for a successful transition to doctoral programs in clinical psychology
- A supportive atmosphere that ensures you will excel and reach your maximum potential in preparation for a doctoral program and future careers in health psychology.
- A curriculum that is designed to instill in you the skills and qualifications that are required to work in both research and practice settings
- Learning opportunities that apply your knowledge in real clinical health psychology settings through a practicum—supervised field-placement experiences that involve face-to-face therapeutic interventions with patients