Health Psychology, B.S.

Health Psychology, B.S. Overview

What is Health Psychology?

The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Psychology is an online degree completion program which provides avenues for students who seek entry into health service professions, integrating faith and learning into each step of their professional development. Through competency-based assignments and applications, students gain an understanding of psychological and behavioral factors that impact a person’s physical and mental health. Students address health care delivery at individual, family, group, organizational and institutional levels.

With the ever-changing landscape of healthcare across the world, there is a growing need for health service professionals to fill roles in this field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2014), graduates with Health Psychology degrees may find a projected growth in employment opportunities between 15 and 27 percent from 2012 to 2022. 

Take the first steps toward your career goals with a Bachelor of Science degree from Greenville University. Courses are offered online at an accelerated pace to help you reach your career goals sooner with the flexibility to manage your current responsibilities.

Program Features

  • The 30 credit hours to fulfill the Health Psychology major can be completed in one full year
  • Transfer friendly – able to accept up to 90 credit hours of the 120 credit hour program. Students complete the remaining 30 credits through GU's accelerated online program.
  • Our Prior Learning Assessment process allows students the opportunity to earn credit through life experience.
  • Willing to accept up to 30 credit hours of vocational or technical courses
  • Caring faculty with professional experience

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Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$13,145

Completion Time:

12 months

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology program may find employability in the following areas:

  • Social Services
  • Case Management
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community and Public Health
  • Mental Health
  • Health Education
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Medical/Dental Office Administration
  • Probation and Parole
  • Hospital Quality Administration

The program also prepares graduates to pursue further education and training through graduate programs of study including, but not limited to, the following fields:

  • Adult Clinical Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Family Therapy
  • Human Resource Management
  • Nursing
  • Health Organization Management
  • Physician Assistant
  • Chaplaincy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Child/Adolescent Clinical Psychology

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